Press Release
May 15, 2008

Per-Arne Blomquist new CFO of TeliaSonera

Per-Arne Blomquist has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer of TeliaSonera.

Per-Arne Blomquist, aged 45, is currently Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer of SEB (the North-European financial group), a position he has
held since October 2006. He joined SEB as Head of Group Finance in 2001.

Between 1997 and 2000 Per-Arne Blomquist held various positions within the Telia
Group, among others as managing director of Telia Företag. He started his career
at Alfa Laval in 1989 and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics. 

“Per-Arne Blomquist has vast experience in managing corporate financial matters
in a highly competitive international environment. His background in financial
services, manufacturing and telecommunications will be very valuable to
TeliaSonera. I am glad that he has accepted to rejoin the group,” says Lars
Nyberg, President and CEO.

Per-Arne Blomquist succeeds Kim Ignatius, who as previously communicated will
take up a new position outside the group.

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 8:30 CET on May 15, 2008.

For further information journalists can contact:
TeliaSonera's Press Office, +46-(0)8-713 58 30

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network. In 2007, TeliaSonera's net sales amounted to SEK 96 billion, and at the
end of December 2007 the total number of subscriptions exceeded 114 million in
18 countries. The TeliaSonera share is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange
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