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Ericsson Canada ranked first in its industry by Forbes in Canada’s Best Employers 2024

  • Ericsson Canada recognized among Canada’s best employers for the ninth consecutive year by Forbes 
  • Award is based on a range of criteria including gender pay equity, opportunities for promotions, and how supervisors manage direct reports    
Press release
Jan 25, 2024

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Canada has been named by Forbes as one of Canada’s top employers of 2024. The company ranked in first place in the Semiconductors, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Technology Hardware & Equipment industry on the prestigious annual list of Canada’s Best Employers 2024, out of 300 large-scale organizations. This marks the ninth consecutive year Ericsson Canada has been named among Canada’s top employers by Forbes, showcasing its continued dedication to its staff and their future success.

“We're incredibly proud to be recognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers again,” says Jeanette Irekvist, President of Ericsson Canada. “The fact that the company has been named in this list nine times in a row is a true testament to our employees’ overall experiences, satisfaction, and opportunities. As a company that’s at the forefront of global development in next-generation communication technologies, we take enormous pride in the quality of our work, and that’s achieved thanks to the world-class talent we have here in Canada. We’re grateful for this recognition by Forbes and know that it will only bolster the team’s commitment and pride in serving our customers.”

Forbes and market research company Statista analyzed findings from a survey of more than 40,000 employees of Canadian companies and institutions that employ 500 people or more to compile the list. Respondents were asked to rate their employer on criteria such as opportunities for promotions, gender pay equality, and how supervisors managed direct reports. Respondents were also asked if they would recommend their employer to others and were allowed to rate other employers in their respective industries.

Ericsson Canada has over 3,100 employees in state-of-the-art 5G R&D centres and offices in Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto. Ericsson is amongst the top 13 R&D spenders in Canada and have invested $7.2B over the years in R&D in Canada. The company has been a critical part of this country’s innovation ecosystem and R&D story for more than 70 years, enabling Canada’s industries to lead on the world stage, supporting major service providers on their path to nationwide 5G rollout and collaborating with leading players from both academia and wider industry. 


Ericsson enables communications service providers and enterprises to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans the following business areas: Networks, Cloud Software and Services, Enterprise Wireless Solutions, Global Communications Platform, and Technologies and New Businesses. It is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency and find new revenue streams. Ericsson’s innovation investments have delivered the benefits of mobility and mobile broadband to billions of people globally. Ericsson stock is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and on Nasdaq New York.


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