Sony Ericsson board shuffle

Struggling mobile phone manufacturer Sony Ericsson Mobile yesterday announced Bert Nordberg will replace retiring chief executive Dick Komiyama and that Howard Stringer will take over as chairman from Carl-Henric Svanberg. Nordberg, an executive vice president at parent Ericsson, will become co-president from 1 September and take over on 15 October. Stringer, the chief executive of Sony, will also become chairman on 15 October.