Indianapolis - Larry Paulson, a 23-year Nokia veteran, will join
as EVP/CMO effective Jan. 1.
Paulson will report to Robert J. Laikin, chairman and chief executive
of the wireless-industry distributor and logistics company.
Paulson will be responsible for directing and coordinating strategic development, expanding into new products and services, establishing and managing relationships with vendors and customers, and executing the company's global marketing plan, the company said.
Paulson has been working with Brightpoint since June as senior strategic development advisor.
At Nokia, he served most recently as global senior VP/GM CDMA devices in Nokia's Devices Business Group. His 23-year tenure at Nokia includes the time he spent at handheld-cellphone supplier Technophone, which Nokia acquired in the 1991.