We are a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – by providing hardware, software, and services to enable the full value of connectivity.

Founded: 1876
Parent company: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
Company registration number: 556016-0680
Global headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden
President and CEO: Börje Ekholm
Chairman of The Board: Ronnie Leten 

Financial facts

Net sales, Q1 2018: SEK 43.4 billion
Operating income Q1 2018: SEK -0.3 billion

Nasdaq Stockholm and on NASDAQ in New York

Number of employees worldwide

South East Asia, Oceania and India: 23,623
North East Asia: 12,321
North America: 9,798
Europe and Latin America: 47,528*
Middle East and Africa: 4,311

Total 97,581

* of which Sweden: 13,763
(numbers from the latest interim report)

Gender breakdown (Dec 31, 2017):
Female 23%
Male 77%

Company governance:
Group management team
Board members

R&D facts

Number of patents: 45,000
R&D employees: 23,600 (Dec 31, 2017)

Patent facts

Number of patents: 45,000
Licensing agreements: 100
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