New function for Polish executive in the Vattenfall Group

New function for Polish executive in the Vattenfall Group Piotr Kukurba, currently Chairman of the Management Board of the Polish distribution company Górno¤l¹ski Zak³ad Elektroenergetyczny S.A. (GZE), is to take up a new post as an expert and adviser to the Vattenfall Group. "Over the last ten years, Piotr Kukurba has done a good job as Chairman of the management board during a period with a lot of changes, including the privatization of GZE. We are pleased that Piotr Kukurba has agreed to provide advisory services, in particular on regulatory issues, to the Vattenfall Group" says Hannu Kostiainen, President and General Manager, Vattenfall Poland. The new Chairman of the management board of GZE will be the company's current member of the management board, Piotr Ko³odziej. Vattenfall owns 31.8 per cent of the shares of GZE and has an option to become the majority shareholder in just over a year's time. Issued by Vattenfall's Press Office, telephone +46 8 739 50 10. For further information, please contact: Hannu Kostiainen, President and General Manager, Vattenfall Poland, telephone +48228209200, mobile +358400321654. Vattenfall's vision is to be a leading European energy company. Today, Vattenfall generates power and supplies energy solutions to several million customers in the Nordic region and northern Europe. The largest electricity customers are industrial plants and energy companies. Vattenfall's main products are electricity and heat. The Group's net sales in 2001 are estimated to over SEK 60 billion. For more information, see www.vattenfall.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/11/08/20011108BIT00530/bit0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/11/08/20011108BIT00530/bit0001.pdf

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