Reuters – Microsoft considers Ericsson CEO for top job: report

“I don’t think it’s very likely that they will choose Vestberg,” said Bengt Nordstrom, head of Swedish telecoms consultancy Northstream.

“It’s more logical that they will find a U.S. leader, from their network of owners, board members and experienced CEOs with a software, enterprise and media background. There’s enough with talent and experience in the U.S. market.”

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By Bengt Nordström, CEO of telecoms industry consultants Northstream. Group mobile operators have enjoyed huge profits from built-up global operations. However, this cannot be relied on anymore due to the saturation of mobile markets. It is generally believed that larger operations deliver scale and synergy; and steel operators for increased competition.Some scale advantages do exist, [...]
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