Image: Stella Medlicott.
Stella Medlicott has been appointed senior vice president and head of group function marketing and corporate relations at Ericsson.
Of her appointment, she said: “I really look forward to take on this exciting new role, and to work together with both the global marketing and communications team and the executive team. This is the time where the mobile industry is being transformed through 5G, generating innovation and new business opportunities across industries. Our marketing and communications abilities are key to leveraging our technology leadership in 5G.”
Börje Ekholm, president and CEO of Ericsson, said: "With the introduction of 5G we are at an exciting time in the industry. Our ability to differentiate our offering, articulate the value we bring to our customers and build strong relationships with our stakeholders will be key to build a strong company position for this next phase of industry development. Stella has the right background, experience and capabilities to lead this work going forward and I am very glad to see her stepping up to this role”.
Medlicott has a BA (Hons) degree in Social Science and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing. She has more than 25 years of marketing experience in major IT, telecoms and media companies. Medlicott joined Ericsson in 2014 following the acquisition of Red Bee Media, where she held the position of Chief Marketing Officer.
She currently holds the position as vice pesident, marketing & communications and government & industry relations within Ericsson’s Market Area Europe and Latin America.
In her new role, Medlicott replaces Helena Norrman.