Nomination committee proposes Chairman of the Board

A unanimous nomination committee proposes Marie Ehrling to be appointed Chairman of TeliaSonera at the Annual General Meeting on April 3, 2013.

Marie Ehrling was President of TeliaSonera’s Swedish operations between 2002 and 2006. Prior to that she was employed by SAS (1982–2002), where she was deputy CEO and Head of SAS Airline. Marie Ehrling is Vice Chairman of Nordea Bank and serves as Member of the Board of Securitas, Oriflame and Schibsted, among others. Marie Ehrling was born in 1955 and holds a BSc degree from the Stockholm School of Economics.

The full proposal of the Nomination Committee will be made public by February 15, 2013.

The Nomination Committee of TeliaSonera consists of Kristina Ekengren, Chairman (Swedish State), Kari Järvinen (Finnish State through Solidium), Jan Andersson (Swedbank Robur Funds), Per Frennberg (Alecta) and the Chairman of the Board Anders Narvinger. The Nomination Committee represents shareholders with 54.2 percent of the votes in the company.

Marie Ehrling and Kristina Ekengren will be available for comments at TeliaSonera’s headquarters, Stureplan 8, at 11:30 AM today, February 6.


TeliaSonera AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instrument Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 10.20 a.m. CET on February 6 2013.

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