Appointment of new board director

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APPOINTMENT OF NEW BOARD DIRECTOR Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the international newspaper group, today announced the appointment of Vigo Carlund as a non-Executive Director, following a meeting of the Board of Directors. Mr Carlund is President and Chief Executive Officer of Industriförvaltnings AB Kinnevik, Chairman of Transcom WorldWide S.A. and Korsnäs AB, and a Director of Tele2 AB, Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Viking Telecom AB. For further information, please visit, email or contact: Pelle Törnberg, President & CEO tel: +44 (0) 20 7016 1300 Matthew Hooper, Investor & Press Relations tel: +44 (0) 20 7321 5010 Metro is the world's largest free newspaper, publishing and distributing 25 editions in 16 countries in 14 languages: Stockholm, Prague, Gothenburg, Hungary, the Netherlands, Helsinki, Malmö, Santiago, Philadelphia, Toronto, Rome, Milan, Warsaw, Athens, Montreal, Barcelona, Boston, Madrid, Copenhagen, Aarhus, Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Hong Kong and Seoul. Metro International S.A. 'A' and 'B' shares are listed on NASDAQ and the Stockholmsbörsen under the symbols MTROA and MTROB. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: