Now living in Johannesburg, Durandt will be based at Nokia South Africa’s headquarters in Johannesburg.
Prioor to this appointment, Durandt was leading the firm’s business in South Africa and was in charge of strategic, operational and people leadership.
Now reporting directly to Nokia South East Africa V.P, Durandt will be in charge of developing and deploying the businesses growth strategy in South Africa.
Speaking on his appointment Durandt said: “I consider my new role at Nokia as an enormous opportunity, with good timing being absolutely key. I look forward to being part of this chapter in the Nokia story and to contributing to the emotional affinity that customers throughout South Africa have for the Nokia brand.”