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Andrew Cope

Andrew Cope

Managing Director, Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands, Nokia

Andrew Cope is a seasoned telecommunications professional currently serving as the Managing Director for Nokia in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. With extensive expertise spanning several decades, Mr Cope has played pivotal roles in the industry, particularly in the Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) region.

Beginning his career at Alcatel in Sydney during the 1990s, Andrew quickly established himself as a capable and driven professional. Joining Nokia later, he showcased his versatility and leadership skills in various pivotal roles. Notably, as the Head of South Korea, Andrew secured lucrative 5G contracts and led successful product rollouts for major South Korean operators, collaborating closely with the Mobile Networks Business Group to define early 5G portfolio requirements.

Mr Cope’s expertise extends beyond South Korea. As the Head for Southeast Asia, he oversaw Nokia’s operations in the Philippines, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka, driving growth and implementing strategic initiatives. Previously, as the Head of Sales Development for North Asia, he shaped market strategies, selected bids, allocated resources, and closed successful deals in countries such as Thailand, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.

Throughout his career, Andrew has developed a deep understanding of the telecommunications landscape, fostering strong relationships with clients and industry stakeholders. His dedication and results-driven approach have been instrumental in Nokia’s success in the APJ region.

Returning to his home country of Australia after almost two decades, Andrew brings a wealth of international experience and a global perspective to his role as Managing Director. Based in Sydney, he is committed to leading Nokia’s initiatives in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, driving innovation and shaping the future of telecommunications in the region.


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