Padraig leads the Strategy Implementation & Business Management team within Global Operations at Nokia and is based in Munich, Germany.
With more than 25 years of international leadership experience in the Hi-Tech and Telecommunications industries, Padraig has developed in-depth knowledge across key business areas, including Factory operations, Quality Management, Technical & Customer Support, Online Sales, Supply Chain Management and Global Supply Chain Transformation.
Prior to joining Nokia in 2013, he worked with Dell as a senior executive in Supply Chain for 14 years. During his time with Dell he has been responsible for their EMEA Supply Chain, he has lead the Online Commercial business and had senior roles in Technical Support and Business Operations functions. He started his career with Sanmina-SCI working in the EMS sector where he held engineering and quality management positions.
Always willing to take on new challenges and responsibilities, Padraig is today leading the Strategy Implementation & Business management team for the whole Nokia operations, focusing on ensuring alignment on strategy and priorities between Operations and its major stakeholders, as well as driving innovation within the budget and resource constraints. Padraig with his team passionately seeks to continuously transform and improve operations to position Nokia as the leader in digital operations.
He has moved several times, living in Ireland, Sweden, Holland and Germany. Padraig holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is the proud father of three daughters and has one beautiful granddaughter.