by Yasir Ameen
Khalid Alvi has been appointed as new Country Manager of Nokia Pakistan and Afghanistan after departure of Imran Khalid Mehmood, sources said.
He will be taking his charge soon in Nokia. Possessing a business degree from IBA, he has vast professional experience to head FMCG in different countries including Pakistan.
He is presently a Vice President at ICI and also worked for Coca-Cola Company, F&N Coca Cola Malaysia, Pepsi Beverage Company and Unilever Pakistan.
Imran Khalid Mahmood has been assigned in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as Nokia Country Head.
He took the helm of affairs at Nokia Pakistan & Afghanistan as the Country General Manager in 2006 and continued to work in this capacity until the mid of 2011.
Imran was responsible to drive sales in the region along with execution of multiple business functions like Nokia Care, Marketing and Retail operations.
His latest achievement in Pakistan is the successful launch of its two dual SIM phones Nokia X1-01 and Nokia C2-00 at affordable price range that offer the convenience of dual SIM with most-wanted entertainment features.
Imran held several senior Level position s it various fronts within Nokia. He was previously working as the General Manager for the Enterprise solutions Mobile Device Unit (ES MDU),for Nokia APAC based in Singapore initially as member of Global ES MDU Management Board.