Ericsson CTO Moves to Australia

Håkan Eriksson takes on new role as head of Ericsson in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji

December 12, 2011

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STOCKHOLM -- Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) today announced that Håkan Eriksson, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Head of Group Function Technology & Portfolio Management and Head of Ericsson in Silicon Valley, will take on a new role as head of Ericsson's business in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.

Appointed Group CTO in 2003, Håkan Eriksson has been instrumental in building Ericsson's technology leadership across many technology standards. During his 25 years in the company Håkan Eriksson has been driving the industry development and under his leadership the research organization has made significant accomplishments, mainly in the wireless area, but lately also in the IP and Application domain, and built the industry's strongest patent portfolio.

Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson said: "Håkan's work is one of the reasons why our company, year out and year in and across technologies, remains a technology leader. I am happy that he can now also bring his considerable experience directly to our customers in the very technologically advanced Australian and New Zealand markets, and add experience also in this dimension."

Ericsson AB (Nasdaq: ERIC)

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