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: Börje Ekholm
Chairman of The Board: Leif Johansson

Financial facts

Net sales, Q2 2017: SEK 49.9 billion
Operating income Q2 2017: SEK -1.2 billion

Listed: NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ New York

Number of employees worldwide

South East Asia, Oceania and India: 26,748
North East Asia: 12,972
North America: 11,073
Europe and Latin America: 53,173*
Middle East and Africa: 5,161

Total 109,127

* of which Sweden: 14,483
(numbers from the latest interim report)

Gender breakdown (Dec 31, 2016):
Female 23%
Male 77%

Company governance:
Group management team
Board members

R&D facts

Number of patents: 42,000
R&D employees: 24,000 (Dec 31, 2016)

Patent facts

Number of patents: 42,000
Licensing agreements: 100
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