Ericsson Announces Changes to Executive Team

Ericsson Announces Changes to Executive Team

Foto: Ericsson

Ericsson has appointed Niklas Heuveldop to be Head of Market Area North America, effective September 12, 2017. In addition to his current role as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Technology & Emerging Business, he has also been Acting Head of Market Area North America since May 2017. He will now, on a permanent basis, lead the organization of approximately 11,500 employees in serving Ericsson’s customers in the United States and Canada with industry-leading technology and services.

Heuveldop will, until further notice, be acting in his former role as Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Technology & Emerging Business.

"Niklas has maximized his energy and time to put the customer first in North America for the past few months, as Acting Head of North America. Together, we decided that it made the most sense for our customers and our employees to make his role there permanent.”, said Börje Ekholm, Ericsson President and CEO

"This market is incredibly exciting, with leading-edge innovation and outstanding scale. We have successfully established unique partnerships with our customers in North America, allowing us to jointly pioneer new technologies across one of the most competitive markets in the world. I truly look forward continuing to partner with our customers as they accelerate their digital transformation on the path to 5G and new business opportunities in IoT, for example.”, said Niklas Heuveldop, new Head of Market Area North America.

More from category

Facebook Shakes Up Management

Facebook Shakes Up Management

9 May 2018 comment

Facebook named new leaders for some of its main divisions, including the core social network, WhatsApp and Messenger, in the biggest management reshuffling since the company’s founding, according to Bloomberg.

Marco Lammer Is a New Head of Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions

Marco Lammer Is a New Head of Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions

8 May 2018 comment

Marco Lammer became the new General Manager for Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions.

Siemens Sets Benchmark in Ownership Culture

Siemens Sets Benchmark in Ownership Culture

3 May 2018 comment

80 percent of all Siemens employees worldwide are now also shareholders of the company. In total, around 300,000 of the company's 377,000 employees worldwide hold Siemens shares.