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Communications company executive

Lars Henry Ramqvist, Swedish communications company executive. Member Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Background

Ramqvist, Lars Henry was born on November 2, 1938 in Grängesberg, Sweden. Son of Henry Erik and Alice (Södersten) Ramqvist.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1969.

Career

Head material laboratory, Stora AB, Stockholm, 1962-1965;president, Axel Johnson Institute, Stockholm, 1965-1980;vice president, LM Ericsson, Stockholm, 1980-1984;president, Rifa AB, Stockholm, 1984-1986;president, Ericsson Radio Systems AB, Stockholm, 1988-1990;president, Chief Executive Officer,, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Stockholm, 1990-1998;chairman, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Stockholm, since 1998. Board directors Astra, Svenska Cellulosa Akteibolaget Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, Volvo, and the Federation of the Swedish Industries.

Membership

Member Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Barbro Maria Petterson, April 12, 1962. Children: Louise, Martin.

father:
Henry Erik Ramqvist

mother:
Alice (Södersten) Ramqvist

spouse:
Barbro Maria Petterson

children:
Louise Ramqvist

Martin Ramqvist