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Hans Vestberg (born June 23, 1965) is a Swedish businessman and the current CEO of telecommunications company Ericsson. Vestberg is also the chairman of the Swedish Handball Association. Vestberg holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Uppsala University. In 2011 Vestberg was named the 6th most powerful man in wireless by Fierce Wireless. He is a leading advocate of the Millennium Development Goals, and for the potential of mobility and broadband to tackle some of the world’s most compelling issues such as poverty, health, education and climate change. He is a member of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development, and chaired the Commission’s climate-change working group. He is also on the advisory board of the Digital Health Initiative. He earned a Business Administration degree from the Uppsala University, Sweden, in 1991, Vestberg got employed at Ericsson Cables in his hometown Hudiksvall. Since then he has had different management positions for Ericsson in China, Sweden, Chile and Brazil. During the years from 1998 to 2000 Vestberg was CFO for Ericsson in Brazil and 2000-2002 he was CFO for Ericsson in North America and controller for North and South  ( Wikipedia )


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