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Börje Ekholm



Börje Ekholm is President and CEO of the Ericsson Group.

Börje Ekholm assumed this role on January 16, 2017. He knows the company and the industry well after being a board member of Ericsson for nearly ten years, first elected in 2006.

Most recently Börje Ekholm was CEO of Patricia Industries, a division within Investor AB from 2015 until early 2017. Prior to assuming this position, he was President and CEO of Investor AB between 2005 and 2015.

Börje Ekholm’s other previous positions include Head of New Investments and President of Investor Growth Capital Inc, and various positions at Novare Kapital AB and McKinsey & Co Inc.

Börje Ekholm holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, and a Master of Business Administration, from INSEAD, France. He also holds an honorary Doctorate at The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

He is a Board Member of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Alibaba Inc. and Trimble Inc.