Martin May becomes Head of Vattenfall European Affairs

Martin May (41) will become new Head of Vattenfall’s European Affairs Office in Brussels as of 1 January 2009.

Mr May has held a number of senior positions in communications in the Vattenfall Group, among them a five-year assignment as Head of Group Media Relations in Stockholm and at present as Head of Communications for Vattenfall's German subsidiary in Berlin.

Martin May replaces Reinhold Buttgereit, who has assumed a new position within Vattenfall in Berlin. Per Hallberg is Acting Head of Vattenfall European Affairs until Mr. May assumes his position.

“As the European power markets integrate, energy policy is increasingly initiated at the EU level. It is important for Vattenfall to have an open, trustful and transparent dialogue with key stakeholders in Brussels. With his long international experience in the energy industry, Martin May will play a key role as Vattenfall's corporate ambassador in Brussels”, says Vattenfall's President and CEO Lars G. Josefsson.

For further information, please contact:
Edvard Lind, Press Secretary, Group Media Relations, telephone: +46 (0) 70-358 63 30.

From Vattenfall's Press Office, telephone: +46 (0)8-739 50 10.

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