Top Nokia NFC executives jump ship

The handset maker’s lead delegate to the NFC Forum and its head of NFC business development for the Americas have now left the company. The UK-based VP of industry collaborations will leave at the end of December.

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NOKIA: Three key NFC execs disconnect

Two of Nokia‘s most senior and high profile NFC executives have jumped ship from the handset maker.

Damien Balsan, head of NFC business development for the Americas, has joined PayPal as director of ecosystem partnerships at the online payments giant’s newly formed point-of-sale unit.

Mark Selby, Nokia’s UK-based VP of industry collaborations, will leave the company at the end of December for “a new adventure”.

UPDATE Mikko Saarisalo, Nokia’s lead delegate to the NFC Forum and vice chairman of the trade association, has also left the handset manufacturer to join NFC trusted service manager C-Sam, a key supplier to the US Isis NFC joint venture.

  • manu

    Hi,

    C-SAM is not a TSM, they provide mobile wallets.

    Cheers