SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN ISSUER
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
December 3, 2007
LM ERICSSON TELEPHONE COMPANY
(Translation of registrants name into English)
Torshamnsgatan 23, Kista
SE-164 83, Stockholm, Sweden
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Announcement of LM Ericsson Telephone company, dated December 3, 2007 regarding Bert Nordburgs appointment as Chairman of Redback and Entrisphere.
|December 3, 2007|
Bert Nordberg appointed Chairman of Redback and Entrisphere
Bert Nordberg is appointed Chairman of Ericsson Group companies Redback and Entrisphere (NASDAQ: ERIC), effective as of February 1. Bert Nordberg is presently Head of Sales and Marketing and Executive Vice President. He will remain in the position as Executive Vice President.
The aim is to accelerate Ericssons activities in next generation IP networks and leverage the position of the Groups Silicon Valley based companies. Bert Nordberg will be based in San Jose, California.
Carl-Henric Svanberg, President and CEO of Ericsson, said: Bert Nordberg has been very successful in his position as head of sales and marketing, instrumental in growing our business with SEK 60 billions in the years 2004-06. Now his proven managerial skills will be used to accelerate our activities next generation IP networks with Silicon Valley as base.
Nordberg will be the first person in the group management team who is based outside of Sweden. The successor to the position as Head of Sales and Marketing will be appointed in due time.
Notes to editors:
Link to Bert Nordbergs bio and photos:
Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world.
Read more at http://www.ericsson.com
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Ericsson Media Relations
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)|
|Carl Olof Blomqvist|
|Senior Vice President and|
|Senior Vice President|
Date: December 3, 2007