Sebastian Tolstoy


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Sebastian Tolstoy is Ericsson’s new Head of Customer Unit Eastern Europe and Central Asia within the newly established Market Area Europe and Latin America. Sebastian will be responsible for building efficient relationships with key Ericsson customers in 12 countries including Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia and Mongolia. He will lead employees in this combined territory in a mission to show the benefits of 5G, IoT and Cloud in the next wave of connectivity. Sebastian is also a member of the Market Area Europe and Latin America Leadership team.
Sebastian has broad experience from different areas of the company, including network business, strategic functions and support solutions. He joined Ericsson in 1996 and has worked in various executive roles in many parts of the world. During 1996-2009 he led a number of sales and regional projects in Sweden, Russia, the US and Japan.
Since 2009, Sebastian has held various executive positions in Product Management, Business Development, Strategy and Marketing and Communications. He has spent several years working with Strategic Product Management as Head of Product Line GSM and Common Components, introducing agile operations in Product Development as well as Head of Strategy for Product Area Radio.
Since July 2016 Sebastian was Vice President and Head of Strategy, Marketing and Communications for Region Northern Europe and Central Asia (RECA).
Sebastian holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Business and speaks Swedish, English and Russian fluently.

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