David Hägerbro appointed Head of Ericsson Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
By Digital News Asia August 5, 2020
- Over 20 years experience in leadership & technology
- Successfully develop business across different countries
Swedish telecommunications vendor, Ericsson, yesterday announced the appointment of David Hägerbro as Head of Ericsson Malaysia, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh and Global Customer Unit Axiata. Prior to taking on his new role, Hägerbro was Head of Strategy, Technology & Government & Industry Relations, for South East Area, Oceania and India.
He replaces Todd Ashton who ran Malaysia and Sri Lanka for 6 1/2 years before his appointment in May as the vice president and head of Ericsson South and East Africa.
Nunzio Mirtillo, Head of Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania and India says, “The markets of Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are key markets for us at Ericsson. We are committed to supporting our customers to deliver the full benefits of connectivity in these markets by deploying the latest generation of technologies. David is an experienced executive leader at Ericsson, with a strong track record of leading and developing Ericsson’s business across this region. I am confident he will deliver on Ericsson’s commitments in these markets.”
Hägerbro has over 20 years of experience in leadership and technology roles and joined Ericsson in 2008. He has held various roles across sales, management, technology, strategy and government relations and has been leading and successfully developing the business across many different countries including Sweden, Indonesia, Malaysia and India.
Commenting on his appointment, Hägerbro said “I look forward to working closely with our customers in the markets bringing them the latest solutions and technology to support their business success”.
Ericsson has a strong presence in the markets of Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh and has been partnering communication service providers in providing the benefits of connectivity and mobile broadband to consumers in these markets.