Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) today announced the appointment of Jan Wäreby, currently Corporate Executive Vice President and Head of Sales and Marketing at Sony Ericsson, as Senior Vice President and head of business unit Multimedia as of January 1, 2007.

On September 15, 2006, Ericsson announced its intention to further strengthen its leadership and market presence by forming a new organization where a new business unit for multimedia is a part. See press release on: www.ericsson.com/ericsson/press/releases/20060915-1075492.shtml

Jan Wäreby has held his position within Sony Ericsson since the establishment of the successful joint venture on October 1, 2001.

Jan Wäreby has previously worked Ericsson which he joined in 1980. He has held several different positions in Ericsson including Executive Vice President in Ericsson Radio Systems with global responsibility for all AMPS/D-AMPS activities. In 1999, he was appointed Executive Vice President in Ericsson, with responsibility for Europe, Africa and Middle East. From 2000, he held the position as Executive Vice President and Head of Consumer Products Division. Jan Wäreby holds a Master of Science degree.

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.

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Jan Wäreby's biography and picture: http://www.sonyericsson.com/spg.jsp?cc=global&lc=en&ver=4001&template=pc1_2&zone=pc&lm=pc1#Jan%20Wareby