New Managing Director for GU School of Executive Education

12 January 2015

Effective January 1 2015, Håkan Ericson has been appointed Managing Director of GU School of Executive Education at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg, where he has served as acting Managing Director since October 2014.

Håkan possesses extensive experience from sales of advanced services, particularly in the telecom and IT sector. Prior to joining his new position, he worked as a management consultant, assisting companies with business plans, solutions packaging, market communications and methods centred on the effective B2B sales of products and services. In his capacity as a consultant, Håkan already gained years of experience working with the GU School of Executive Education by helping develop and execute the company’s marketing and sales strategies.

Håkan Ericson holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and an MBA from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. He has commanded senior positions for more than ten years at industrial companies in Sweden and France.

Hakan_Ericson_LQ – It is with great enthusiasm that I assume the role as Managing Director. Based on the leading research conducted at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg and at our partner universities, we provide an Executive MBA programme for professional managers – Sweden’s only AMBA-accredited programme no less – as well as a portfolio of customised programmes for both private and public sectors. I look forward to advancing our ability to provide a competitive edge to our customers, says Håkan Ericson.

– As Håkan assumes his post as Managing Director, in addition to his expertise and intimate understanding of our company’s offering, he also brings his business network, which we greatly value, concludes Thomas Andersson, chairman of GU School of Executive Education.

For further information, please contact:
Håkan Ericson, Managing Director, GU School of Executive Education; +46 709 50 63 35, e-mail

GU School of Executive Education delivers Sweden’s only AMBA-accredited Executive MBA programme and custom programmes for the private and public sectors. Clients are spread out across the globe, with programme deliveries e.g. in USA, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, China and South Korea. By designing programmes to combine academic rigour and practical relevance, we develop key employees of our clients.