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Rikard Lundqvist

Rikard Lundqvist

Chairman of the Board

Ascom Subsidiaries

General Manager Network Testing Division at Ascom

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Ascom Subsidiaries

Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the Board of six different legal entities consolidated into the Ascom Network Testing division: Ascom Network Testing AB, (Sweden), Ascom Network Testing AG, (Switzerland), Ascom Network Testing Ltd., (UK), Ascom Network Testing SDN BHD, (Malaysia), Ascom (Beijing) Network Testing Services, (China), Ascom Network Testing (Pty) Ltd., (South Africa).

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Ascom

Member of Ascom Group Executive Board

Provided strategic leadership as one of five Executive Board (EB) members of the publicly listed Ascom Group (2,100 employees, sales of CHF 570m).

Ascom

General Manager Network Testing Division

Executive leader with full Profit & Loss responsibility for Network Testing Division with 600 employees in 22 countries. Established executive management team consisting of 9 Vice Presidents with Global responsibilities and 3 regional Sales Vice Presidents.Secured 11% organic growth to reach Net Sales of CHF 168.5m at EBITDA margin of 16.4%. Led integration of three acquired and one legacy business into a unified worldwide organization through 33 key projects within time plan and 20% below established integration budget. Secured market leadership for new 4G technology (LTE) with innovations and 17.2% of Net Sales reinvested in R&D. Achieved external recognition of the division as the "undisputed leader in the global wireless communications drive test market with a leading market share of 38.2 percent in 2010" by Frost & Sullivan.

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Ascom Network Testing Inc.

CEO & Managing Director

Managed legal US organization with 150 employees spread over 9 US states with key locations in Reston, VA and Irvine, CA. Member of the Board of Directors of Ascom Network Testing Inc.

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Ericsson Inc.

Vice President & General Manager TEMS

Provided executive leadership to worldwide $130M business with 350+ employees & consultants in 18 countries. Through establishment and coordination of management team of 8 direct reports drove all business aspects including product management, marketing, development, sales, support, supply, financial control at this undisputed market leader for radio frequency test & measurement. Led management team in successful divestment for CHF 190m ($160m) to Ascom Holding AG.

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Ericsson Inc.

Head of Strategy & Business Development

Led executive management team of 5 in identifying emerging technology trends, commercial viability solutions and products to increase existing and new business opportunities at this world-leading supplier in telecommunications.

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Ericsson NetQual Inc.

Chief Technology Officer

Developed long-term business strategies addressing existing and potential customer product/technology requirements, delivering results and recommendations to CEO and management teams at Ericsson NetQual Inc.

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Ericsson NetQual Inc.

Director of Global Product Management

Managed Ericsson TEMS product management teams worldwide, developing product roadmaps and strategies based on customer requirements, product profitability and technical capability. Supervised 30 resources internationally.

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Ericsson Inc.

Regional Manager Americas

Managed team of 12, developing all business areas in establishing Ericsson’s first American regional office for TEMS marketing, sales, support and deliveries.

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Ericsson Erisoft AB

Manager, Product Market Strategies

Organized and managed marketing and sales of cellular test equipment in North and Latin America, China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Delivered business segment's single largest contract and partnering opportunity.

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Ericsson Erisoft AB

Software Development and Product Engineering

Part of original development team of renowned TEMS product. This development has resulted in the expansion and growth of an extensive planning and optimization solutions portfolio, used worldwide by several hundred operators and most system vendors.

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R-Data HB

Owner, Principal

Specialized in customized hardware and software solutions for vertical applications including gold-mine GIS analysis, municipal power-plant planning, time-keeping system for world championship sports event, hydro-plant repair and replacement management system and horse-track betting applications.

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Luleå University of Technology

Master, Computer Science and Engineering

Balderskolan tekniskt gymnasium

Electrical Engineering

Brännanskolan