Executive Vice President and Head of Business Area Networks
Fredrik Jejdling is Executive Vice President and Head of Business Area Networks at Ericsson since November 7, 2017. He runs the company’s largest business area with full P&L responsibility and brings to this role years of experience with customers in diverse markets. He also oversees the global production and progress of Ericsson’s radio and transport products and services across all mobile technology generations.
Additionally, he supervises 5G commercialization across Ericsson. Apart from running a global unit with 30,000 employees, Jejdling manages Ericsson’s global sourcing with 20,000 suppliers.
Jejdling was previously Head of Business Unit Network Services. From 2013 to 2016 he headed Region sub-Saharan Africa, and from 2011 to 2013 he was Head of Region India. He also held various positions within Business Unit Global Services, including Head of Sales and Finance in 2008.
During his six years in Africa and India, Jejdling saw how technology innovations such as mobile money influenced the lives of many. Under his leadership, Ericsson’s operations in India enjoyed a major turnaround. In Africa, he initiated a competence shift to facilitate digital transformation and serve new business.
Before joining Ericsson in 2006, Jejdling held senior positions at Tele2 Group and Electrolux Group in Asia Pacific.
Jejdling has an M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics and received Lieutenant/Reserve Officer training from the Royal Swedish Naval Academy. He enjoys all types of sports but particularly kite and windsurfing.