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Ericsson appoints Rima Qureshi Chief Strategy Officer

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Ericsson has named Rima Qureshi as its new Chief Strategy Officer where she will also drive the company's mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategy and activities. In addition, she will serve as Chairman of Business Unit Modems.

Rima Qureshi previously led the integration of the CDMA and LTE assets of the former Nortel Networks and ran the business unit CDMA Mobile Systems during 2010-2012.

She has been Senior Vice President and part of Ericsson's Executive Leadership Team since 2010.

Rima Qureshi said: "The industry is going through a rapid transformation and I could not think of a more exciting time period to lead Ericsson's Group strategy development. At the same time I am also looking forward to working closely with the team at Business Unit Modems to ensure we are successful based on the industry's most advanced LTE thin modem."

Rima Qureshi joined Ericsson in 1993, and prior to running Business Unit CDMA Mobile Systems, her career spanned leadership roles in R&D, sales, and Services, including managing Global Service Delivery Centers in Canada, the US, Mexico and Brazil.

Qureshi holds a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems and an MBA, both from McGill University in Montréal, Canada.

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