Emilio Romeo was appointed CEO of Ericsson Australia and New Zealand in January 2016. Prior to this role, Emilio was Director, Telstra Customer Unit (2010 – 2015), where he was responsible for securing and maintaining Ericsson’s strategic partnership position for a number of years. He was also previously Director, 3GIS & Hutchison Australia Customer Unit, and then Director, Vodafone- Hutchison Australia (VHA) Customer Unit.
Emilio has over 28 years of combined experience in the telecommunication and IT industry, where he has held various Senior Sales and IT Management positions within Ericsson ANZA, and prior to that, BHP. He has been instrumental in driving business and technology evolution for customers across Australia and has played a key role in establishing Ericsson’s Market Leadership position in the region.
Emilio graduated from Swinburne University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science (Mathematics & Computer Science). He holds an Accelerated Development Leadership program certificate from the London Business School, and completed various leadership programs from Boston University.
He is a member of the Australian Industry Group (AIG), the European Australian Business Council (EABC), and a Member of the Board of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA).