Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Ericsson names Investor AB's Börje Ekholm as its new CEO

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 26 October 16

Long-serving board member to take over from Jan Frykhammar on 16 January.

Ericsson on Wednesday appointed long-serving board member Börje Ekholm as its new CEO. Ekholm was first elected to the Swedish vendor's board in 2006. From 2005-2015 he served as CEO of Swedish investment company Investor AB. He currently serves as CEO of Patricia Industries, a division within Investor that focuses primarily on acquiring and growing unlisted companies. "He has a solid understanding of both the technology and business implications of the ongoing convergence of telecoms…

Ericsson on Wednesday appointed long-serving board member Börje Ekholm as its new CEO. Ekholm was first elected to the Swedish vendor's board in 2006. From 2005-2015 he served as CEO of Swedish investment company Investor AB. He currently serves as CEO of Patricia Industries, a division within Investor that focuses primarily on acquiring and growing unlisted companies. "He has a solid understanding of both the technology and business implications of the ongoing convergence of telecoms…

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