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Aug 29, 2019 3:00 PM CET

Guillaume van Gaver to leave Tele2 following the company’s international consolidation

Stockholm – As a consequence of Tele2 AB’s (“Tele2”) (Nasdaq Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) international consolidation for a stronger focus on Sweden and the Baltics, Guillaume van Gaver, Executive Vice President International Markets, will leave Tele2 on 15 September 2019.

During the last twelve months, Tele2 has concentrated its footprint by a merger in the Netherlands, an exit of Kazakhstan and the announced divestment of its Croatian business. As a natural consequence of this progress, Guillaume van Gaver, Executive Vice President International Markets, will leave Tele2 on 15 September 2019 to pursue a continued international career outside of the company.

- Guillaume has done a fantastic job since he joined Tele2 in 2016, ensuring that our international markets have developed into impressive profitable businesses. We have now entered a new chapter of Tele2’s journey, focusing on our core markets, and Guillaume has concluded the tasks he set out to complete when he joined the company. I want to thank Guillaume for his commitment and leadership, and wish him the best of luck in his upcoming endeavors, says Anders Nilsson, President and CEO, Tele2.

- I have had a great time at Tele2, with experiences from a number of countries and colleagues to remember. Together we succeeded in challenging markets like Kazakhstan and built strong foundations for future growth in the Baltics. I wish my colleagues all the best for the future, says Guillaume van Gaver, Executive Vice President International Markets, Tele2.

Following Guillaume’s departure, Petras Masiulis, CEO Baltics, will assume the overarching responsibility for Tele2’s businesses in the Baltics and Germany, while Greg Lensch will continue as CEO for Tele2 IoT. Both will report directly to Anders Nilsson, but not as part of the group’s Leadership Team.

For more information, please contact:
Joel Ibson, Head of Corporate Communications, Phone: +46 766 26 44 00
Marcus Lindberg, Head of Investor Relations, Phone: +46 73 439 25 40

TELE2’S MISSION IS TO FEARLESSLY LIBERATE PEOPLE TO LIVE A MORE CONNECTED LIFE. We constantly strive to be the truly integrated challenger – providing speed, data and video content, no matter where or when. Ever since Tele2 was founded in 1993, we have continued to challenge prevailing norms and dusty monopolies. Today, our award winning networks enable mobile and fixed connectivity, telephony, data network services, TV, streaming and global IoT solutions for millions of customers. We drive growth through customer satisfaction and smart combined offerings. Tele2 has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 1996. In 2018, Tele2 generated revenue of SEK 30 billion and reported an underlying EBITDA of SEK 9 billion. For latest news and definitions of measures, please see our homepage www.tele2.com

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