Nokia's present chief, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo will hand over his duties to Elope on Sep 21, 2010.
Nokia with old management was struggling in the competitive business and left far behind in the competition with rival companies like Apple or Google.
The head of telecoms consultancy said, "Nokia has a communication problem. There is no doubt that Sptephen Elop is a better communicator than Kallasvuo."
Elop, before joining Microsoft, served as the senior executive positions in companies like Juniper Networks and Adobe Systems Inc.