Jan-Åke Kark resigns as Telia's CEO

Jan-Åke Kark resigns as Telia's CEO For health reasons Jan-Åke Kark will leave his position as President of Telia AB and Chief Executive Officer of the Telia Group. He will continue to serve as an advisor to Telia's Group Executive Management and handle assignments on behalf of the Board of Directors, as well as a number of external assignments. Marianne Nivert has been appointed Acting President and CEO until further notice.Recruitment of a new President and CEO will begin immediately. Analysts and journalists are cordially invited to a short briefing in an International TeleConference Wednesday October 11 17.00 hours - STOCKHOLM 16.00 hours - LONDON Representing Telia will be: CEO Jan-Åke Kark and First Vice President Marianne Nivert Guidelines for the Conference Call To ensure you are connected to the conference call, please dial in ten minutes before the conference call commences. Participants should quote: Telia. International dial-in number +44 20 8781 0576 UK dial-in number 020 8781 0576 INSTANT REPLAY WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR 3 WORKING DAYS International dial-in number +44 20 8288 4459 UK dial in number 020 8288 4459 Access code: 647 382 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/11/20001011BIT00730/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/11/20001011BIT00730/bit0002.pdf