Ericsson formulates new group structure and promotes George Mulhern to management team; CEO Börje Ekholm quoted


Networking and communication company Ericsson made new appointments and elevations to its senior management team and changed its group structure, such as creating an enterprise wireless solutions segment.

Among the changes, effective June 1, are the elevation of Cradle point CEO George Mulhern lead the enterprise wireless solutions division and the installation of a global operations group function, the Stockholm, Sweden-based company announced on Wednesday.

“Ericsson is entering a new phase of growth. The modified group structure we are announcing today represents exciting opportunities for our employees, our customers and our business,” said Borje EkholmCEO of Ericsson.

The new enterprise wireless solutions business line will join forces with telecommunications equipment company Cradlepoint – which was acquired by Ericsson in late 2020 – and Dedicated Networks. He will refine an effective go-to-market strategy and intends to increase market impacts with Cradlepoint’s 5G technology offerings.

Ericsson’s enterprise wireless solutions business also intends to strengthen existing relationships with service providers and continue the trajectory of the recently launched Ericsson Private 5G network.

Ericsson’s senior vice president and head of technology and new business for Ericsson will play a key role in forming this unit, Åsa Tamsons, who is said to have played a crucial role in the expansion and development of acquisitions such as than Cradlepoint and Dedicated Networks.

Mulhern, the new head of enterprise wireless solutions, has been elevated to senior vice president and secured a place on Ericsson’s leadership team.

After offering Mulhern a “warm welcome” to the leadership team, Ekholm explained, “The new Enterprise Wireless Solutions business area will provide the direction and conditions we need to thrive in the enterprise market and ensure the next wave of success for this company.

Along with these changes in Ericsson’s sweeping structural reconfigurations was the creation of a software and cloud services business line, led by new SVP Per Parvinger and the creation of a group function of global operations, overseen by new SVP Moti Gyamlani.


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