Ericsson has appointed Barry Borzillo as managing director for Ericsson Australia and market unit head of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Borzillo, on June 3, will replace acting managing director John Young who will return to his role of director, Telstra customer unit. Young took over as acting MD when former chief Karl Sundstrom left Australia to head up Ericsson's global services business unit in Sweden, starting May 1.
Borzillo takes up his appointment following four years abroad with Ericsson, including account management roles and more recently as the vice president and general manager of global services North America.
Borzillo said he was glad to be returning to Australia. "It is a dynamic market, with an active mobile and fixed market and an incredibly exciting future. I am looking forward to being a part of it."