Professor Dr Rolf-Dieter Leister elected new AU-System board member

PROFESSOR DR ROLF-DIETER LEISTER ELECTED NEW AU-SYSTEM BOARD MEMBER Stockholm, Sweden - December 18, 2000 @ Professor Dr Rolf-Dieter Leister has been appointed a new board member of AU-System. He was formally elected at the extraordinary general meeting held by AU-System today. Professor Dr Leister replaces Graham Wrigley who has previously announced his resignation from the board. "We are pleased that Professor Dr Rolf-Dieter Leister has been elected to the board," comments Tomas Franzén, President and CEO of AU-System. "With his experience from the IT industry combined with many years of being involved in board assignments, we couldn't have asked for a better candidate." Professor Dr Rolf-Dieter Leister was formerly General Manager of IBM in Germany. He has also had a number of important assignments, including that of advisor to the office of the chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, to the Federal Minister of Post and Telecommunications and to Deutsche Bundespost (the German postal service). Between 1989 and 1996, he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Telekom AG, and he currently sits on the boards of Ascom AG and DaimlerChrysler Services AG, among others. Professor Dr Leister also holds an honorary doctor's degree in Economics from the Budapest University of Economic Science and a professorship at the Technical University of Berlin. For further information, please contact: Tomas Franzén, President & CEO AU-System AB Tel: +46 70 576 32 05 About AU-System AU-System is a leading Mobile Internet consultancy. Through the subsidiary SandbergTrygg, the company also offers integrated services for marketing communications. Major clients include Ericsson, Telia, Scania, MeritaNordbanken and Singapore Telecom. AU-System was established in 1974 and currently employs more than 900 staff in offices in Sweden, the U.K., Italy, the U.S., Thailand and Singapore. AU-System is listed on the O-List of the OM Stockholm Exchange, under the symbol AUS. For more information, please visit www.ausystem.com. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/18/20001218BIT01080/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/18/20001218BIT01080/bit0002.pdf

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