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Here come the girls...

At Ericsson's Capital Markets Day in Stockholm this week, one financial analyst asked Ericsson's CEO if it is possible to make it onto the Swedish vendor's board if you are, a) not a man, and b) not Swedish.

Carl-Henric Svanberg had to concede that Ericsson's management board does largely comprise Swedish men. But he stressed that more women are now coming up through the ranks, and also noted there are a few non-Swedes now in leading management positions.

The analyst may have had a point, but on the male/female question, perhaps Svanberg should have thrown the question back to the audience of largely male financial analysts...
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