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 Networks Service Delivery & Operations, Supply Chain, Sales Support and, Automation and Artificial Intelligence innovation
Igor succeeds Nadine Allen, who after 5.5 years as Head of Ericsson Thailand takes on a new role as Head of Strategy and Enterprise, Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania and India.
Nunzio Mirtillo, Head of Ericsson South East Asia, Oceania and India says, “Thailand is a significant market for us at Ericsson and we are committed to supporting Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in Thailand deliver the full benefits of connectivity to consumers and enterprises by deploying our advanced, next generation technologies and solutions. Igor is an experienced leader at Ericsson, with a strong track record of holding executive leadership roles across 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 roles across Technology, Sales and Operations in Europe, North and Latin America, Asia and India. Igor holds an Executive MBA in Innovation & Design Thinking with focus on European and Asian Markets from ESADE/AALTO Business School, Spain-Finland and also holds a MSc in Electronic Engineering.
Commenting on his appointment, Igor states ,”I am very pleased to take on my new role as the Head of Ericsson Thailand. The Thai market is very unique with one of the world’s highest average daily time spent online and represents an exciting business opportunity for us. I look forward to supporting Thai CSPs to develop dynamic and efficient communication networks as well as enable Thailand to establish its Industry 4.0 wireless ecosystem with Ericsson’s state-of-the-art 5G technology and solutions.”
With a 115-year presence in the Kingdom, Ericsson has partnered Thai CSPs in providing 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 live across 46 countries.