Nokia today announced that it is establishing its new headquarters for Latin America in Miami, with region-wide functions such as sales and marketing to be based at the new premises.
"Latin America is one of the most important growth markets in the mobile communications industry, and Nokia's aim is to continuously expand its presence and leadership in the region's markets," said Maurizio Angelone, Senior Vice President, Customer and Market Operations, Nokia Latin America. "Miami's proximity to Latin American countries and its position as a regional transportation and communications hub make it the perfect location from which to better serve the needs of our customers in Latin America."
The new headquarters will start to operate in November 2006 and will occupy approximately 25,500 square feet at Miami's Enterprise Zone. The company expects that the new regional headquarters will house close to one hundred Nokia employees within a year of opening. As it known, more than 4,500 people in Latin America are currently employed in Nokia.