Erik Heilborn appointed President and CEO of IBS
The IBS Board of Directors has appointed Erik Heilborn new President and CEO of IBS AB, listed on the O-List (Attract 40) of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. He will succeed Magnus Wastenson, who has been President since 2002. Erik Heilborn comes most recently from the position of Senior Vice President responsible for the Business segment of TeliaSonera Sweden. He will join IBS not later than April 1, 2006.
Erik Heilborn is 43 and has been active within TeliaSonera since 2001, first as President of Telia International Carrier and thereafter in his current position as Senior Vice President responsible for the Business segment of TeliaSonera Sweden. Previously, Erik was President and CEO of Telenordia and held various sales positions within Sprint International, BT Worldwide and Digital Equipment. “After an exhaustive recruitment process, we are very pleased to be able to present a new President of IBS. Erik Heilborn, with his extensive and successful experience of executing change programs in leading positions within IT and telecom, has the right background and profile for leading IBS in the next development phase with increased internationalization and sector specialization. Erik’s task will be to ensure that over the next few years, IBS establishes a leading international position in the segments in which we can compete successfully over the long term and to achieve favorable profitability,” says Lars Nyberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors of IBS AB. “IBS’ extensive customer base, international network and strong financial position provide a stable platform that will enable us to pursue aggressive strategies for growth and profitability over the coming years. I have executed similar change programs and strategies in previous positions, which gives me excellent prerequisites for driving development of IBS in accordance with the strategy and the accelerated action program that have been adopted to achieve the established goals,” says Erik Heilborn, designated President and CEO of IBS AB. Eric Heilborn has a M. Sc. in Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. IBS’ current President, Magnus Wastenson, will leave his position as President when Erik Heilborn assumes his duties but remain at the company’s disposal until May 9, 2006. For further information, contact: Erik Heilborn, designated President and CEO, IBS AB Mobile: +46 (0)70 242 52 30 Lars Nyberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors, IBS AB Mobile: +46 (0)70 980 23 98 John Womack, Director Corporate Communications, IBS AB Mobile: +46 (0)70 678 24 99 firstname.lastname@example.org