Millicom announces the Nomination Committee ahead of the 2018 Annual General Meeting

Luxembourg, 6 September, 2017 - In accordance with the resolution of the 2017 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 largest shareholders.

The Nomination Committee comprises Tom Boardman as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Millicom; Cristina Stenbeck appointed by Kinnevik; John Hernander appointed by Nordea Funds; and Scott Cobb appointed by Southeastern Asset Management. 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 2018 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.

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About Millicom

Millicom is a leading provider of cable and mobile services dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa.  Millicom sets the pace when it comes to providing high-speed broadband and innovative digital lifestyle services through its principal brand, Tigo.  As of December 2016, Millicom employed about 18,000 people and provided mobile services to more than 57 million customers, with a Cable footprint of more than 8.1 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 2016, Millicom generated revenue of USD 6.25 billion and EBITDA of USD 2.17 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.