Rune Nyberg personaldirektör på TeliaSonera AB

Rune Nyberg personaldirektör på TeliaSonera AB

Rune Nyberg har utsetts till personaldirektör för den nya TeliaSonera-
koncernen. Han tillträder sin befattning under våren dock senast den 1
juni 2003. Närmast kommer Rune Nyberg från Sandvik AB, där han varit
personaldirektör sedan 1996.

Rune Nyberg är 53 år och har en lång och gedigen erfarenhet inom
personalområdet med ledande befattningar på AB DAGAB, JS Saba AB och
PAIR Ltd.

1982-1992 var Rune Nyberg personaldirektör i AB Sandvik Coromant och
åren 1992-1995 var han VD för PAIR Ltd i London. Sedan 1996 är Rune
Nyberg Group Vice President i Sandvik AB. Rune Nyberg är
styrelseordförande i AB Sandvik Service, Sandvik South East Asia Pty Ltd
och Göranssonska Skolan. Han är också styrelseledamot i Seco Tools AB.

Lars Härenstam, som tidigare var personaldirektör i Telia AB, är sedan 1
november personaldirektör i Coop Norden, med huvudkontor i Göteborg.

- Jag är glad över att Rune Nyberg valt att börja arbeta i TeliaSonera
och är övertygad om att han kommer att bli en tillgång för den nya
koncernen med sin affärsinriktade bakgrund inom näringslivet och
dagligvaruhandeln, säger Anders Igel, VD och koncernchef TeliaSonera AB.

Ytterligare information till journalister kan lämnas av:
TeliaSoneras presstjänst, tfn 020-77 58 30


Forward-Looking Statements
This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding
Telia's exchange offer to Sonera's shareholders and warrantholders.
Statements that are not strictly historical statements, including
statements about Telia's and Sonera's beliefs and expectations,
constitute forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking
statements are subject to risk and uncertainty because they relate to
events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Telia
and Sonera are under no obligation to, and expressly disclaim such
obligation to, update or alter their forward-looking statements, whether
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Restrictions on Ability of Certain Persons to Participate in the
Exchange Offer
Due to restrictions under the securities laws of Australia, the Hong
Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China,
Italy, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa, the exchange offer will not
be extended to persons with registered addresses in, and who are
residents of, any of Australia, the Hong Kong Special Administrative
Region of the People's Republic of China, Italy, Japan, New Zealand or
South Africa.

Cautionary Disclaimer/Legend
The combination of Sonera and Telia is being implemented through an
exchange offer being made by Telia to all shareholders of Sonera. The
contents of this document are neither an offer to purchase nor a
solicitation of an offer to sell shares of Telia. Any offer in the
United States will only be made through a prospectus, which is part of a
registration statement on Form F-4, which Telia filed with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on October 1, 2002.
Sonera shareholders who are U.S. persons or are located in the United
States are urged to carefully review the registration statement on Form
F-4, the prospectus included therein and other documents relating to the
offer that Telia has filed or will file with the SEC because these
documents contain important information relating to the offer. You are
also urged to read the related solicitation/recommendation statement on
Schedule 14D-9 that was filed by Sonera with the SEC on October 1, 2002
regarding the offer. You may obtain a free copy of these documents at
the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov. You may also inspect and copy the
registration statement on Form F-4, as well as any documents
incorporated by reference therein, and the Schedule 14D-9 at the public
reference room maintained by the SEC at 450 Fifth Street, NW,
Washington, D.C. 20549. Please call the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330 for
further information about the public reference room. These documents may
also be obtained free of charge by contacting Telia AB, Investor
Relations, SE-12386 Farsta, Sweden. Attention: External Communications
or Investor Relations (phone: +46 8 7137143, or Sonora, Teollisuuskatu
15, P.O. Box 106, FIN-00051 SONERA, Finland. Attention: Investor
Relations (phone: +358 20401). YOU SHOULD READ THE PROSPECTUS AND THE
SCHEDULE 14D-9 CAREFULLY BEFORE MAKING A DECISION CONCERNING THE OFFER.

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