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5G Africa
8 - 12 November 2021
CTICC, Cape Town

Eva Andren
VP and Head of Managed Services, Market Area Middle East and Africa at Ericsson


Eva Andrén is the Vice President and Head of Managed Services for Ericsson Middle East and Africa (MMEA). She joined Ericsson in 1990 and has more than 25 years of experience in leading organizations and people in a global environment with specific expertise in the areas of Leading digital transformation, business transformation, supply chain management, business control & compliance.

Eva Andrén oversees the Managed Services business within MMEA, where she gives corporate and strategic direction in this space. Globally, Ericsson provides managed services in more than 100 countries supporting approximately one billion subscribers. Eva facilitates company activity around the optimization and management of networks for operators in the region. She has been successful is leading all efforts to streamline operations, strengthen the managed services portfolio offering and value proposition, thereby enabling profitable growth.

She is an enthusiast fueled by a constant drive for business efficiency across organizations to reach holistic and smart business decisions and results. 2019 she successfully established an Artificial Intelligence hub in Egypt with focus on research and development in AI and automation.

Eva was 2020 awarded the Inclusive leader of the year at Gender mainstream awards South Africa.

Before holding her current position, Eva was the Vice President and Head of Group Sourcing for Ericsson and was awarded the European Institute of Purchasing Management (EIPM) award for the Organization of the year.

Eva graduated from Umea University Business School and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Uppsala.

Agenda Sessions

  • Applying AI Automation Across the Entire Lifecycle of Network Operations