Ericsson appoints Daniel Ode as Head of Ericsson Singapore, Philippines & Brunei

Via Ericsson

Jan 9, 2024

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announced the appointment of Daniel Ode as Head of Ericsson for Singapore, Brunei, Philippines and Head of Global Customer Unit (GCU) Singtel Group in Market Area Southeast Asia, Oceania & India (MOAI). In this role, Daniel will be responsible for driving Ericsson’s business and overseeing the Company’s operations in these markets. Daniel will be a member of the regional executive leadership team of Ericsson Southeast Asia, Oceania and India, reporting to Head of MOAI, Nunzio Mirtillo.

Daniel is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in the telecommunications industry. He has been with Ericsson for more than 17 years and was serving as Acting Head of Customer Unit Northern and Central Europe, and Head of GCU Telia Company prior to taking on his current role. In this role, Daniel was leading Ericsson’s business with Telia Company in the Nordics and Baltics. He was driving the company’s business and operations towards Telia Company while managing this strategic partnership for the Company.

Nunzio Mirtillo, Head of Ericsson Southeast Asia, Oceania and India says: “Singapore is a front runner market that is embracing mobile connectivity to accelerate its digital transformation. With his extensive experience of working in the telecom industry with Ericsson, I am confident that Daniel, together with his team, will continue to deliver on our commitment to support the Singtel Group and partner with service providers in Singapore, Brunei and Philippines towards delivering the full benefits of connectivity to customers and enterprises.”

Commenting on his appointment, Daniel Ode states: "I am delighted to take on the role of leading our talented teams in Singapore, Brunei and Philippines and working with our customers in these markets to ensure that they stay at the forefront of 5G developments. We will leverage Ericsson’s technology leadership to contribute to the technological advancement and economic growth of these markets."

With a Master of Science from Chalmers University of Technology, Daniel has a wealth of knowledge and expertise to draw from. He has held various senior managerial positions at Ericsson, including Head of Digital Services South America, Country Manager for Ericsson Peru, and Key Account Manager for Telefonica in various countries. Prior to his tenure at Ericsson, Daniel was running his own entrepreneurial venture. With a diverse background that includes both international experience and a history of entrepreneurship, Daniel is a dynamic leader who brings a unique perspective into Ericsson’s business.      

Ericsson is a global leader in 5G and today powers 157 live 5G networks in 66 countries across the globe. Ericsson’s 5G leadership has been recognized by important independent analyst reports: Gartner 5G Magic Quadrant 2023, (third year in a row) and Frost Radar Global 5G Infrastructure. Ericsson also scored the number one position in the latest ABI Research report on telco vendors sustainability.

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