Bangkok, Thailand, November, 1st 2021 – Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announced the appointment of Igor Maurell as head of Ericsson Thailand. Prior to taking on his new role as Head of Ericsson Thailand, Igor was Head of Network Operations, Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania and India, where he was responsible for the delivery and operations of network services, chain of procurement, sales support and automation and artificial intelligence. innovation
Igor succeeds Nadine Allen who, after 5.5 years at the helm of Ericsson Thailand, takes on the new role of Head of Strategy and Business, Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania and India.
Nunzio Mirtillo, Ericsson’s Manager for South East Asia, Oceania and India, says: âThailand is an important market for us at Ericsson and we are committed to helping communications service providers ( CSP) in Thailand to bring all the benefits of connectivity to consumers and businesses by deploying our advanced next-generation technologies and solutions. Igor is an experienced leader at Ericsson, with a solid background in managing executive positions in different portfolios and geographies. I am confident that under his leadership Ericsson will continue to deliver on its commitments and further strengthen its business in Thailand.
Igor joined Ericsson in 2000 and has held various positions in technology, sales and operations in Europe, North and Latin America, Asia and India. Igor holds an Executive MBA in Innovation & Design Thinking focused on European and Asian markets from ESADE / AALTO Business School, Spain-Finland and also holds an MSc in Electronic Engineering.
Commenting on his appointment, Igor said: âI am very happy to assume my new role as Director of Ericsson Thailand. The Thai market is very unique with one of the highest average daily times spent online in the world and represents an exciting business opportunity for us. I look forward to helping Thai CSPs develop dynamic and efficient communication networks and enable Thailand to establish its Industry 4.0 wireless ecosystem with Ericsson’s cutting-edge 5G technology and solutions.
With a 115-year presence in the Kingdom, Ericsson has partnered with Thai CSPs to provide connectivity across generations of mobile technologies to consumers in Thailand and is working with its customers to seamlessly introduce 5G in Thailand.
Globally, Ericsson is a leader in 5G technology with 97 5G networks operating over-the-air in 46 countries.
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