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July 18, 2018
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LM ERICSSON TELEPHONE COMPANY
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Torshamnsgatan 21, Kista
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Announcement of LM Ericsson Telephone Company, July 18, 2018 regarding Ericsson announces changes to Executive Team.
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|TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (publ)|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|
Date: July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018
Ericsson announces changes to Executive Team
|||Jan Karlsson is appointed Senior Vice President, Head of Business Area Digital Services, and member of Ericssons Executive Team, effective August 1, 2018|
|||Business Area Digital Services is executing on its strategy and tracking towards a turnaround|
|||Jan Karlsson has been acting in this position since February 1, 2018|
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has appointed Jan Karlsson Senior Vice President, Head of Business Area Digital Services, effective August 1, 2018. Effective the same date he will become member of the Ericsson Executive Team.
Börje Ekholm, President and CEO, says: I am very pleased to welcome Jan as a permanent member to the Executive Team. Under his leadership he has ensured that we have continued to execute on our plans to turn the business around in Digital Services.
Karlsson has held several executive positions within Ericsson since he joined the company in 2014. Most recently he held the position as Head of Solution Area BSS within Business Area Digital Services. Before joining Ericsson, Karlsson was CEO of DigitalRoute, an independent software vendor focusing on data collection and pre-processing across telco and non-telco verticals.
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