The Nomination Committee nominates Mikko Kosonen to serve on TeliaSonera's Board of Directors

Report this content

The Nomination Committee has supplemented its proposal to the Board for the 2013 Annual General Meeting with an eight member, Mikko Kosonen, to replace Tapio Kuula.

As communicated on March 25, Tapio Kuula notified the Nomination Committee that he will not be able to serve on TeliaSonera’s Board after the 2013 Annual General Meeting due to a serious health condition. In his stead the Nomination Committee nominates Mikko Kosonen to serve on TeliaSonera’s Board.

Dr. Mikko Kosonen (born 1957) has been the president of the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra since 2008. Prior to that, he held several leading positions at Nokia (1984-2007), where his final role was that of Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Infrastructure. Mikko Kosonen has a PhD in business economics.

The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra is a public fund (under the parliament) which promotes economic growth, sustainability and well-being through research, pilot projects and venture capital investments.

In addition to Mikko Kosonen, the Nomination Committee has nominated Marie Ehrling, Mats Jansson, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Nina Linander, Martin Lorentzon, Per-Arne Sandström and Kersti Strandqvist.

For more information, please contact the Nomination Committee's chairman, Kristina Ekengren: +46 8 405 58 02,

TeliaSonera AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instrument Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 0830 a.m. CET on March 28, 2013.

For more information, please contact the TeliaSonera press office 46 771 77 58 30, or visit TeliaSonera Newsroom. Also follow us on Twitter @TLSN_Media.

Forward-Looking Statements
Statements made in the press release relating to future status or circumstances, including future performance and other trend projections are forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There can be no assurance that actual results will not differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements due to many factors, many of which are outside the control of TeliaSonera.

TeliaSonera provides network access and telecommunication services in the Nordic and Baltic countries, the emerging markets of Eurasia, including Russia and Turkey, and in Spain. TeliaSonera helps people and companies communicate in an easy, efficient and environmentally friendly way. Our ambition is to be number one or two in all our markets, providing the best customer experience, high quality networks and cost efficient operations. TeliaSonera is also the leading European wholesale provider with a wholly-owned international carrier network. In 2012, net sales amounted to SEK 105 billion, EBITDA to SEK 36.1 billion and earnings per share to SEK 4,59. The TeliaSonera share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at


Documents & Links