We are a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility.

Founded: 1876
Parent company: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
Company registration number: 556016-0680
Global headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden
President and CEO: Jan Frykhammar
Chairman of The Board: Leif Johansson

Financial facts

Net sales, Q2 2016: SEK 54.1 billion
Operating income Q2 2016: SEK 2.8 billion
Net sales full year 2015: SEK 246.9 billion
Operating income full year 2015: SEK 21.8 billion

Listed: NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ New York

Number of employees worldwide

North America: 13,838
Latin America: 9,616
Northern Europe & Central Asia: 20177*
Western & Central Europe: 13,727
Mediterranean: 12,957
Middle East: 3,573
Sub Saharan Africa: 2,347
India: 22,541
North East Asia: 13,547
South East Asia & Oceania: 4,184

Total 116,507

* of which Sweden: 17,041 

(figures from latest interim report)

Gender breakdown (Dec 31, 2015):
Female 22%
Male 78%

Company governance:
Group management team
Board members

R&D facts

Number of patents: 39,000
R&D employees: 23,689 (Dec 31, 2015)

Patent facts

Number of patents: 39,000
Licensing agreements: 100
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