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On The Hot Seat

Listening to telecom market forces

Carl-Henric Svanberg Carl-Henric Svanberg, chief executive of the vast Swedish telecom company Ericsson. (Wiqan Ang for The Boston Globe)
By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / August 2, 2009

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Later this year, Carl-Henric Svanberg will step down as chief executive of the vast Swedish telecom company Ericsson to become chairman of British oil company BP . He’ll leave behind a leading maker of communications equipment, which also manages cellular telephone companies worldwide - including a $5 billion deal to manage the US operations of Sprint Nextel Corp. During a ... (Full article: 703 words)

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