Per Olof Sjöstedt appointed Head of TeliaSonera’s Representative Office in Moscow

Per Olof Sjöstedt, 52, has been appointed Head of TeliaSonera’s Representative Office in Moscow. Mr. Sjöstedt will start his new assignment on June 1, 2005 in connection with the establishment of the office. The representative office will be responsible for TeliaSonera’s operations in Russia.

Per Olof Sjöstedt, who is a Swedish citizen, has more than 20 years of working experience within telecom from Eastern Europe, whereof ten years in Russia, i.a. as Head of Ericsson’s operations in Russia between 1998 and 2001. He is fluent in Russian and has also held positions at the Swedish Embassy in Moscow. Before joining TeliaSonera he was Head of the Russian operations of Emerson Network Power Systems.

Mr. Sjöstedt holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm and a BA in Slavonic languages and political science from the University of Stockholm. He is also a member of the Presidium and an honorary doctor at the International Telecommunications Academy.