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06.25.2018Inside Verizon

60 seconds with Hans Vestberg.

By: Jeremy Godwin

Take 60 seconds to learn more about our next CEO.

60 seconds with Hans Vestberg.

He speaks six different languages but only used one to tell us more about himself. Take a minute to learn more about our next CEO, Hans Vestberg. 

60 seconds is on the clock.

Get to know more about our new CEO. 

  • Hometown:  Hudiksvall, Sweden
  • Business Administration degree from the Uppsala University, Sweden,  1991
  • Has lived in China, Sweden, Chile Brazil and now the United States.
  • CFO for Ericsson in Brazil,  1998 - 2000
  • CFO for Ericsson in North America and controller for North and South America, 2000 - 2002 
  • President for Ericsson in Mexico,   2002-2003 
  • Chief Financial Officer for Ericsson, 2007 to 2009.
  • CEO for Ericsson, January  1, 2010 -  25 July 25, 2016.
  • Chairman of the Swedish Handball Association 2007–2016
  • Trainer of IFK Stocksund P02, a handball team in Stockholm
  • President of the Swedish Olympic Committee, 2016  - 2018
  • Joined Verizon as Executive Vice President of Network and Technology, April  3, 2017
  • ​Named Verizon Chief Executive Officer, June  8, 2018

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About the author(s): 

Jeremy Godwin is a member of the Verizon Corporate Communications team, and a regular host of Up to Speed. He's the team's resident tech geek and media junkie. You can connect with Jeremy on Twitter, @jergo.