Telecom Career: Ericsson reshuffles management team

Staff writer
29 Apr 2016

Ericsson reshuffles executive teams

Ericsson has announced changes to its management team, with the departure of three senior vice presidents and several promotions, as part of a boarder reorganization of the company into five business units and one dedicated customers-service unit.

Anders Lindblad, currently head of Business Unit Cloud & IP, will head Ericsson’s new Business Unit IT & Cloud Products.

The new Business Unit IT & Cloud Services unit will be headed by Jean-Philippe Poirault, currently Ericsson's Head of Consulting and Systems Integration.

Fredrik Jejdling, currently head of region sub-Saharan Africa, will become SVP and head of Business Unit Network Services.

Charlotta Sund, currently head of region Northern Europe and Central Asia, will take up the role of SVP and head of Customer Group Industry & Society.

Niklas Heuveldop will become SVP, chief customer officer and head of Group Function Sales. Heuveldop is currently Ericsson’s head of Global Customer Unit AT&T.

Lindblad, Poirault, Jejdling, Sund, Heuveldop will also join the Ericsson executive team.

The three top executives leaving Ericsson as part of the shakeup include Jan Wäreby, Anders Thulin and Mats H. Olsson.

Magnus Mandersson, currently EVP and head of Segment and Business Unit Global Services, will hold the position as head of Segment Global Services, EVP and Advisor to the CEO.

Angel Ruiz, currently head of Ericsson's North America region, will be replaced by Rima Qureshi. Qureshi is currently Ericsson's SVP and head of Group Function Strategy and Head of M&A. Ruiz will continue with the company as chairperson of regions North and Latin America.

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