Cellular News notes that Sony Ericsson has shuffled its European operations around and will now group the Austrian, Dutch, German and Swiss markets as one cluster, under the overall responsibility of Luc van Huystee who will be based at Sony Ericsson’s offices in Dusseldorf.
Nokia, the world’s largest handset vendor, reported a 66 percent annual decline in net profit for second-quarter 2009 but claimed that demand in the overall mobile device market is “bottoming out.”
Struggling handset vendor Sony Ericsson has reported a second-quarter net loss of EUR213 million, an improvement over the previous quarter and ahead of analyst expectations, though sales continued to fall. It was the handset vendor’s fourth consecutive quarterly loss.
Loss-making handset vendor Sony Ericsson today announced that Ericsson VP Bert Nordberg (pictured, left) will become its new president later this year, and the incoming head man has already targeted a return to profit and an increase in market share as his first priorities.