The Nomination Committee nominates Mikko Kosonen to serve on TeliaSonera's Board of Directors

The Nomination Committee has supplemented its proposal to the Board for the 2013 Annual General Meeting with an eight member, Mikko Kosonen, to replace Tapio Kuula.

As communicated on March 25, Tapio Kuula notified the Nomination Committee that he will not be able to serve on TeliaSonera’s Board after the 2013 Annual General Meeting due to a serious health condition. In his stead the Nomination Committee nominates Mikko Kosonen to serve on TeliaSonera’s Board.

Dr. Mikko Kosonen (born 1957) has been the president of the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra since 2008. Prior to that, he held several leading positions at Nokia (1984-2007), where his final role was that of Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Infrastructure. Mikko Kosonen has a PhD in business economics.

The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra is a public fund (under the parliament) which promotes economic growth, sustainability and well-being through research, pilot projects and venture capital investments.

In addition to Mikko Kosonen, the Nomination Committee has nominated Marie Ehrling, Mats Jansson, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Nina Linander, Martin Lorentzon, Per-Arne Sandström and Kersti Strandqvist.

For more information, please contact the Nomination Committee's chairman, Kristina Ekengren: +46 8 405 58 02,

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 0830 a.m. CET on March 28, 2013.