TEE: TeliaSonera AB: TeliaSonera: Management Changes in Business Area
UK Regulatory Announcement
Veysel Aral, CEO of Kcell and Regional Head of Central Asia, has today been
appointed President of Business area Eurasia. In this role, he succeeds Tero
Kivisaari, who has been managing dual roles since his appointment as President
of Business area Mobility Services in October 2012.
“Veysel Aral has a very strong track record, both as CEO of our largest
subsidiary in Eurasia and as regional manager. He has an international
background in telecommunications and recently led Kcell through a successful
IPO process in London and Almaty. He has been a key member of the Eurasian
management team and I now welcome him to the Group Management”, says Per-Arne
Blomquist, acting President and CEO.
Veysel Aral will keep his role as CEO of Kcell and be based in Istanbul and
Almaty. He joined the TeliaSonera Group in 2007 and prior to that held several
managerial positions in Ericsson. He is born in 1968 and has a BSc in Physics
Engineering from Middle East Technical University in Istanbul.
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Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instrument Trading
Act. The information was submitted for publication at 2:30 p.m. CET on
February 6, 2013.
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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
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