Excerpt from SatNews Article – Published on Oct 03, 2023
In a recent development, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has officially appointed Jan Sprafke as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), following his interim role since February 2023. Reporting to Scott Dresser, Group Chief Legal Officer, and the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board of Directors, Sprafke, who previously served as Head of Compliance, Market Area Europe & Latin America, brings a wealth of experience to the position.
Having joined Ericsson in 2020, Sprafke holds a Ph.D. from Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg. Börje Ekholm, Ericsson’s CEO, expressed satisfaction with Sprafke’s appointment, highlighting the company’s dedication to embedding ethics and compliance into global operations. Ekholm noted the significant enhancements made to the compliance program and controls since 2019, expressing confidence in Sprafke’s ability to sustain these improvements.
In response, Jan Sprafke conveyed his pride in the progress of Ericsson’s ethics and compliance program over recent years. He expressed anticipation for the ongoing work, emphasizing the company’s commitment to instilling integrity into every aspect of its operations. Sprafke sees integrity as a competitive advantage for Ericsson and looks forward to contributing to the organization’s continued mission.
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