Ericsson appoints new president for Latin America

Expertise and communications agency Ericsson has introduced Rodrigo Dienstmann as the brand new president for its operations within the south of Latin America.

In his new function, Dienstmann shall be main the corporate’s enterprise in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Uruguay. The manager will report on to Arun Bansal, president of the corporate for the Europe and Latin America area.

Previous to becoming a member of Ericsson, Dienstmann held senior roles at software program growth and operations corporations Mobicare and Akross. Earlier than that, he served as a chief working officer at Vivo, the biggest telecommunications operator in Brazil, and acted as chief government at Cisco Brazil.

In November 2019, Ericsson introduced an funding of 1 billion reais ($514 million) in 5G analysis, growth and manufacturing in Brazil for interval between 2020 to 2025. In March, the corporate launched its first manufacturing line for 5G radios in Brazil, deliberate to satisfy the native and regional demand.

Ericsson was among the many firms the Brazilian authorities visited throughout a collection of worldwide visits promoted by the federal government, meant to hurry up the method round Brazil’s upcoming 5G public sale. The Federal Court docket of Auditors (TCU) is at present analyzing the public sale discover, which was anticipated to happen in July.

At an occasion held final Friday (30) by Brazilian telecoms portal Tele.Síntese, the president on the nationwide telecommunications Company (Anatel) Leonardo Euler de Morais, mentioned the company can be engaged on enhancements to the discover and the public sale ought to occur between late September and early October.