Thursday, October 23, 2008

Sprint appoints Former Ericsson Exec to its Board

Sprint announced the appointment of Sven-Christer Nilsson to its Board of Directors. Prior to his current advisory business, Nilsson, 64, worked with Ericsson from 1982 through 1999, including serving as president, Ericsson Radio Systems (Sweden), as vice president, Mobile Switching Systems, as executive vice president and general manager, Cellular Systems-American Standards, and as president and chief executive officer. Nilsson also serves as a director of ASSA Abloy AB, Tilgin AB, and CEVA Inc. In addition, Nilsson is Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Swedish ICT Research AB and of the (Swedish) Public Service Broadcasting Foundation. He also is a member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

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