Swedish telecom giant Ericsson has appointed Borje Ekholm as President and CEO, effective from January 16, 2017.
Ekholm joins Ericsson from his current position as CEO of Patricia Industries, a division within Investor.
Prior to assuming this position in 2015, Ekholm held the position as President and CEO of Investor AB between 2005 and 2015.
Ekholm is a member of the Board of Directors for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Alibaba Inc, NASDAQ OMX Group Inc and Trimble Navigation Ltd.
He is also a member of the University Board of KTH Royal Institute of Technology.