Thursday, August 15, 2013

Ericsson appoints Head of Business Unit Modems

Ericsson has appointed Mats Norin as Vice President and Head of Business Unit Modems.  He will also take a seat on Ericsson’s Global Leadership Team, reporting to Chairman of Business Unit Modems and Head of Group Function Strategy, Douglas Gilstrap.

Business Unit Modems includes the design, development, supply and sales of the LTE multimode thin modem solutions, including 2G, 3G and 4G interoperability. On August 2, 2013, this activity was transferred to Ericsson from ST-Ericsson where Norin served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer since 2012.

Hans Vestberg, President and CEO said: “The LTE multimode thin modems is an important enabler for our vision of 50 billion connected devices in a Networked Society. I am pleased that Mats Norin, with his extensive industry experience, will lead the work to realize the potential in this business. Our focus is on bringing the best modems to market, and to work closely with customers to integrate these modems into their products.”