Ericsson has appointed Paolo Colella as new Head of Region India. In this new role, Paolo will also take a seat on Ericsson’s Global Leadership Team, reporting to the Chairman of Region India and Senior Vice-President Asia-Pacific, Mats H Olsson. Paolo succeeds Chris Houghton who will assume the role as Head of Region North-East Asia.
President & CEO Hans Vestberg said, “Chris has successfully managed Ericsson’s operations in India during his two-year stint in the country and enabled the India operations to grow into the largest employee base for Ericsson in the world. Paolo takes charge from Chris at a time when Ericsson in India is well poised for growth and team in India is fully geared to leverage the new market opportunities and contribute to the growth of the Indian telecom sector.”
Paolo Colella said, “I look forward to joining the team in India and continue the work to build strong partnerships with our customers in what is, undoubtedly, one of the most exciting and fast developing markets in the world.”