Millicom announces the Nomination Committee ahead of the 2017 Annual General Meeting

Stockholm, 24 October, 2016 - In accordance with the resolution of the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Tom Boardman, has convened a Nomination Committee consisting of members appointed by Millicom’s larger shareholders.

The Nomination Committee comprises Tom Boardman as Chairman of the Board of Directors; Cristina Stenbeck appointed by Kinnevik AB; John Hernander appointed by Nordea Funds; and Ossian Ekdahl appointed by Första AP-fonden. The members of the Nomination Committee will appoint a Committee Chairman at their first meeting.

The three shareholder representatives on the Nomination Committee have been appointed by shareholders that jointly represent approximately 45 percent of the total votes in Millicom.

Information on the Nomination Committee and the 2017 Annual General Meeting is available on the company's website: Shareholders wishing to propose candidates for election to the Board of Directors of Millicom should submit their proposal in writing to the Company Secretary, Millicom International Cellular SA, 2 rue du Fort Bourbon, BP 2312 L-1249 Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

For further information please visit: or contact

Vivian Kobeh, Corporate Communications Director
Tel: +352 277 59084 (Luxembourg) / +1 305 3022858

David Boyd, Interim Head of Investor Relations                                 
Tel: +352 277 59084 (Luxembourg) / +44 7584 889531

Mauricio Pinzon, Investor Relations Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3249 2460

About Millicom

Millicom is a leading telecom and media company dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace when it comes to providing innovative and customer-centric digital lifestyle services through its principal brand, Tigo. Millicom employs more than 16,000 people and provides mobile services to more than 57 million customers, with a Cable footprint of more than 7.5 million homes passed. Founded in 1990, Millicom International Cellular SA is headquartered in Luxembourg and listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the symbol MIC. In 2015, Millicom generated revenue of USD 6.73 billion and Adjusted EBITDA of USD 2.27 billion.


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Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 14 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia. It also operates cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America. The Group’s mobile operations have a combined population under license of approximately 267 million people.