Johannes GilothSenior Vice President Global Operations and Chief Procurement Officer
Johannes Giloth is the Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Chief Procurement Officer at Nokia, based in Munich, Germany. Johannes is a senior executive, with broad international and cross-cultural experience in the telecommunications industry in both general management and consulting positions. Results-oriented, Johannes has a track record of successfully running large operations in global companies, leading strategic transformation programs and big international teams in a complex and fast-changing environment. With a proven ability to develop strategies and organizations, Johannes has a strong focus on implementation and the delivery of measurable value. In his current position, Johannes designs the future end-to-end value chain of digital operations, supply chain and procurement by applying a bimodal approach: driving continuous improvement while investing in disruptive innovations. Generating customer value, being recognized by customers as best-in-industry in operations, defining the future ecosystems as enablers of Nokia’s strategy, and contributing to Nokia’s growth are Johannes’ key aspirations for Global Operations. Prior to his current role, Johannes was Vice President of Supply Chain and Logistics, successfully driving Nokia towards best-in-class manufacturing and supply chain operations, improving operational efficiency and supporting increased value generation for Nokia’s customers. Throughout his career, Johannes has acquired in-depth senior management experience in supply chain, procurement, organizational and business development, business transformation, change management, outsourcing, mergers & acquisitions, post-merger integration, and management consulting. Johannes holds a degree from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany (1997) in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering and a degree from the University of Greenwich, London (1995) in International Business.