STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/23/13 -- Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC)
-- Peter Nyquist appointed Vice President Investor Relations-- Elisabeth Manzi appointed Director Corporate Communications-- Recruitments further strengthen Ericsson's capabilities to interact with investors, financial community and media
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announced the appointment of Peter NyquistandElisabeth Manzi as Head of Investor Relations and Head of the CorporateCommunications team respectively.
Peter Nyquist has a long background in investor relations and financialcommunication and since 2006 holds the position as Senior Vice PresidentInvestor Relations and Financial Information at Electrolux.
In his new position, effective during the month of September, he willreport toHelena Norrman, Head of Group Function Communications with close relationsalsoto the CFO office. Nyquist will be part of the Communications LeadershipTeamand succeeds Åsa Konnbjer who has been acting in the role sinceFebruary 2013.
Elisabeth Manzi has for the past 13 years held various communicationspositionswithin Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), most recently as Head of MediaRelationsSAS. In her new position, effective August 1, 2013, she will lead theCorporateCommunications team within External Communications and report to Ola Rembe,Headof External Communications, Group Function Communications. Manzi fills avacancyin the organization.
Helena Norrman says: "Ericsson has a strong communications team in placealreadyand I really look forward to strengthening it even further with two newseniormembers to the team. Peter Nyquist brings years of investor relationsexperiencewith a very strong track record and Elisabeth Manzi gained extensive mediarelations experience from her years at SAS."
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Ericsson is a world-leading provider of communications technology andservices.We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutionsthatallow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainablesocieties around the world.
Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure withinInformationand Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries.Today40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks andwesupport customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscriptions.
We are more than 110,000 people working with customers in more than 180countries. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.In2012 the company's net sales were SEK 227.8 billion (USD 33.8 billion).Ericssonis listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.
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