Kevin Murphy appointed Vice President and Head of Ericsson Levant Countries and Global Customer Unit Ooredoo Group

Press release
Jun 17, 2020
Kevin Murphy, Vice President and Head of Ericsson Levant Countries and Global Customer Unit Ooredoo Group

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announced the appointment of Kevin Murphy as the Vice President and Head of Customer Unit Levant Countries and Global Customer Unit Ooredoo Group effective September 1, 2020.

Prior to his current role, Kevin held several senior sales roles including Key Account Management assignments in Egypt, Indonesia, Oman and Malaysia along with serving as the Head of Industry Verticals Sales Support and Head of the Managed Services Practice for Ericsson in Region North East Asia.

Fadi Pharaon, President of Ericsson Middle East and Africa, said: "Kevin brings relevant experience to his new role. Throughout his career journey at Ericsson, he has continued to demonstrate unwavering customer focus, strategic skills and results driven approach. Moreover, he has proven his leadership ability, and we are thrilled to welcome him in our market area.”

Kevin has more than 25 years of international experience across the Ericsson business portfolio. Throughout his years of experience, he has gained strong service delivery experience from multiple markets in Asia and Africa.

Commenting on his new role, Murphy said: “I am excited to take on this new challenge and return to a region that is close to my heart.  I look forward to join the team and support our customers realizing their visions and accelerating digitization in the region.”

Kevin Murphy will be a member of Ericsson's Market Area Middle East and Africa Leadership Team.


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