Ericsson today announced the appointment of Henry Sténson as new Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, and member of the Corporate Management Team. He will enter this position during summer 2002. Henry Sténson will replace Roland Klein who has decided to leave the company.

Henry Sténson (46) joins Ericsson from the Scandinavian Airlines group, where he has served as Senior Vice President, Communications, SAS group. His previous experiences are among others eight years in the Volvo group as Senior Vice President Communications at Volvo Car Corporation, Director Communications at Volvo Aero Corporation and Vice President Automotive Communications at Volvo Headquarters. He has also spent four years at SAAB Aircraft first as Media Relations Manager and later as Vice President Communications.

"With Henry Sténson we have found a person with a long experience as communications executive in big international organizations, with an international focus and a track record in our home market," says Kurt Hellström, Ericsson's President and CEO.
Henry Sténson will be based in Ericsson's head office in Stockholm, with global responsibility for External Relations, Investor Relations and Internal Communications.

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