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Telecommunications industry executive

Richard A. Simonson, telecommunications industry executive. Trustee International House, New York.


Simonson, Richard A. was born on August 25, 1958 in Middletown, Ohio, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, University Colorado. Master of Business Administration in Finance, University Pennsylvania.


Mine supervisor and mine engineer Homestake Mining Company, Colorado, 1981—1983. Managing director, telecommunications global project finance, Global Corporation & Investment Bank Bank America, 1995—1999, managing director, head, global project finance, Global Corporation & Investment Bank, 1999—2001, 1999—2001. Managing director, Telecom & Media Investment Banking Group Barclays Capital, 2001.

Vice president, head, customer finance Nokia Corporation, 2001—2003, senior vice president, 2004, executive board member, since 2004, executive vice president, Chief Financial Officer, 2004—2009, head mobile phones division, since 2009. Board directors Spirt Avert AG (formerly Nextrom Holding SA), 2004—2005, Electronic Arts Inc., since 2006, Nokia Siemens Networks Oy, since 2007, NAVTEQ Corporation, since 2008.


Trustee International House, New York.