Lars Nyberg new President and CEO of TeliaSonera

TeliaSonera’s Board of Directors has appointed Lars Nyberg as the newPresident and Chief Executive Officer of TeliaSonera AB. He will assume hisposition on September 3, 2007.

Lars Nyberg has a long and successful career both internationally and in Sweden. Today he is Chairman of Micronic Laser Systems AB, IBS AB, DataCard Inc. and director of Autoliv Inc. and Snap-on, Inc.



Between 1995 and 2003 Lars Nyberg was Chairman and CEO of the US-based IT company NCR Corp. (NYSE: NCR). He continued as Chairman of the company until 2005. Previously, Lars Nyberg held several managerial positions in Philips, and was a member of Philips Group Management Committee.



“Lars Nyberg has a great record with vast international experience and is the perfect CEO to lead TeliaSonera into the future. He is an inspiring team builder and a visionary leader with a strong commercial focus,” says Tom von Weymarn, Chairman of TeliaSonera.



Lars Nyberg was born in 1951 and holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, University of Stockholm. He lives in Stockholm, Sweden.





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