Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Head of Group Function Legal Affairs & Compliance and secretary to the Board of Directors Ericsson (since April 1, 2018)
Xavier Dedullen, Chief Legal Officer and member of Ericsson’s Executive Team, is responsible for Ericsson’s Group Function Legal Affairs & Compliance.
He joined Ericsson April 1, 2018. In addion to his duties he is Dedullen is Secretary to the Board of Directors for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson.
Dedullen joined Ericsson from LafargeHolcim, where he was Group General Counsel with responsibility for the Legal and Compliance functions. He had assumed this position at Holcim Ltd in 2013 and continued in this role following the merger with Lafarge SA in July 2015.
Before joining Holcim, he worked for 9 years at Verizon (and a predecessor entity) in a variety of senior management positions in the UK and Hong Kong with responsibility for the legal and regulatory function in EMEA, APAC and eventually in all regions outside the US.
Dedullen started his career in 1988 in private practice in New York, USA. He held various legal in-house positions of increasing seniority at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in the UK, at PSEG Global in the UK, and at Carrier1 International in Switzerland.
Born in 1964, Xavier Dedullen is a Belgian national. He holds a Master of Laws (Lic. Jur.) from KU Leuven, Belgium, and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law.