New President and CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg today announced his Corporate Management Team, effective April 8, 2003.

"The overall objective for the management team is to create a strong and profitable company with focus on technology leadership, high internal efficiency and strong customer relations," says new President and CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg. "The team composition secures that we have the right information for making decisions and quick implementation."


In addition to Carl-Henric Svanberg, President and CEO, Per-Arne Sandström, First Executive Vice President and Deputy CEO, and Karl-Henrik Sundström, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, the Ericsson Corporate Management Team consists of:


Ragnar Bäck, Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific
Mats Dahlin, Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa
Gerhard Weise, Executive Vice President, Americas


Sivert Bergman, Vice President & General Manager, Transmission & Transport Networks
Mats Granryd, Vice President & General Manager, Supply
Bert Nordberg, Vice President & General Manager, Systems
Åke Persson, Vice President & General Manager, Mobile Systems CDMA
Per Tjernberg, Vice President & General Manager, Sourcing, as of May 15
Vacant, Vice President & General Manager, Global Services


Carl Olof Blomqvist, Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs
Torbjörn Nilsson, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Business Development
Björn Olsson, Chief Information Officer
Britt Reigo, Senior Vice President, People & Culture - to be succeeded by Marita Hellberg when she assumes the position as Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Henry Sténson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Jan Uddenfeldt, Senior Vice President, Technology


Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world.