As Chief Strategy Officer, Rima Quereshi is based in Canada and Sweden. She is responsible for the company’s overall strategy, for driving the Mergers and Acquisitions strategy and activities, as well as serving as Chairman of Business Unit Modems.
Qureshi joined Ericsson in 1993, and her experience spans leadership roles in R&D, sales, and services. She has led improvement programs for a major customer in North America and managed Global Service Delivery Centers in Montréal, Canada; Dallas, San Diego and New York City in the US; and in the Mexican capital Mexico City; and São Paolo in Brazil. During 2013, Qureshi led strategic projects for Ericsson globally.
Qureshi reports to members of the Executive Leadership Team, including the CEO. In her previous role, Qureshi and her leadership team have successfully completed the integration of the CDMA and LTE assets of the former Nortel Networks Corporation in North America and of other subsequent acquisitions.
Qureshi was appointed to the Board of Directors of MasterCard Worldwide in April 2011, based on her broad international experience and business acumen. In April 2014, she was appointed new member of Wolters Kluwer Supervisory Board, a global leader in professional information services.
Qureshi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and an MBA from McGill University in Montréal, Canada.