Ericsson EVP to leave firm

Bjorn Olsson, EVP of Ericsson and deputy head of Business Unit Network, has decided to pursue opportunities outside Ericsson and will leave the company at year-end, the company announced.

'Bjorn Olsson has been with Ericsson for more than 25 years and he has held many key management positions within the company. I respect that he has decided to pursue opportunities outside Ericsson. During his career within Ericsson, he has contributed with his vast experience in a highly appreciated way' says Carl-Henric Svanberg, President and CEO of Ericsson.

Olsson was EVP and head of business unit Systems 2004-2007.

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