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June 23, 1965
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Male
Location:
Stockholm
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President and Chief Executive Officer, Ericsson (January 1, 2010)Hans Vestberg is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ericsson Group, the world’s leading provider of telecommunications technology and services.Vestberg joined Ericsson in 1988. He has broad international experience, having held various management positions for Ericsson in China, Brazil, Mexico and the US.

He remains the international advisor to the Governor of Guangdong, China. Vestberg served as Ericsson’s Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2009 before becoming CEO.Along with the rest of Ericsson’s executive team, Vestberg is focused on advancing the company’s leadership through innovation, technology, services and sustainable business solutions. Under his direction, Ericsson has become the main driver toward the Networked Society, where connectivity is the fuel of progress.

In 2011 Vestberg was named the 6th most powerful man in wireless by Fierce Wireless.He is a leading advocate of the Millennium Development Goals, and for the potential of mobility and broadband to tackle some of the world’s most compelling issues such as poverty, health, education and climate change. He is a member of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development, and chairs the Commission’s climate-change working group.

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EVP, CFO, Head of Group Function Finance & Head of Business Unit Global Services
1988
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VP & Head of Market Unit Mexico & Head of Finance & Control in USA, Brazil and Chile
Jan 1, 2010
Jul, 2016
President & CEO
2007
2009
Chief Financial Officer

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Jul 30, 2016The Economist - Hans free
Jul 26, 2016Tech2 - Ericsson push CEO out over lack of returns
Jul 26, 2016Business Insider Australia - 10 things in tech you need to know today
Jul 26, 2016Business Insider (tech) - 10 things in tech you need to know today
Jul 25, 2016TechCrunch - Ericsson’s CEO steps down as the company begins search for a replacement
Jul 25, 2016Business Insider (tech) - Ericsson's CEO has stepped down with immediate effect
Jul 25, 2016Sarasota Herlad - No more articles left! We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access.
Jul 25, 2016Channel News Asia - Tech - Ericsson ousts CEO as investors lose patience over returns

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