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, Q4 2015: SEK 68.0 billion
Operating income Q4 2015: SEK 6.3 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 14,548
Latin America 10,412
Northern Europe & Central Asia 120,700*
Western & Central Europe 12,220
Mediterranean 12,702
Middle East 3,639
Sub Saharan Africa 2,301
India 21,999
North East Asia 13,706
South East Asia & Oceania 4,054

Total 116,281

*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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