STOCKHOLM -- Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) appoints Robert Puskaric Senior Vice President and Head of Business Unit Modems. He will remain part of Ericsson's Global Leadership Team. Puskaric brings extensive experience from modems business where he was head of Ericsson Mobile Platforms 2006-2009.
Robert Puskaric succeeds Mats Norin, who has headed the integration of the modems business into Ericsson after the dismantling of the joint venture ST-Ericsson.
Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson, said: "Robert brings relevant experience and strong business acumen as the modems business enters a new and exciting phase. We now have one of the industry's most advanced LTE thin modem and are trialing with the first customers. Mats Norin has been instrumental in successfully bringing the M7450 to market and establishing the modems business as an integrated part of Ericsson."
Robert Puskaric has been Head of Ericsson's region Northern Europe and Central Asia and member of Ericsson's Global Leadership Team since 2010.
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