Ericsson appoints acting Chief Financial Officer

Ericsson appoints acting Chief Financial Officer Ericsson's newly appointed corporate controller, Sten Fornell, will from today uphold the position as acting Chief Financial Officer. "Sten Fornell as acting CFO will ensure that we can pursue our objective to improve operational performance at a rapid pace," says Kurt Hellström, President of Ericsson. Sten Fornell joined Ericsson in 1982 and has most recently been controller at business segment Network Operators and Service Providers. Ericsson is the leading provider in the new telecoms world, with communications solutions that combine telecom and datacom technologies with freedom of mobility for the user. With more than 100,000 employees in 140 countries, Ericsson simplifies communications for its customers - network operators, service providers, enterprises and consumers - the world over. Please visit Ericsson's Press Room at: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT Lars A. Stålberg, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications Phone: +46 8 719 3162, +46 70 555 6066

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