Millicom appoints Francois-Xavier Roger as its new chief financial officer

July 4, 2008

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STOCKHOLM and NEW YORK -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. (STO:MIC)(NASDAQ:MICC - News), the global telecommunications company, today announces that Francois-Xavier Roger will be joining the company on September 1, 2008 as the company’s Chief Financial Officer.

Francois-Xavier Roger joins Millicom from Groupe Danone where he served as Vice-President Corporate Finance since 2006 and previously as Chief Financial Officer for Danone Asia from 2000 to 2005.

Millicom’s current Chief Financial Officer, David Sach, will be leaving the company at the end of the calendar year to pursue other opportunities. Francois-Xavier Roger and David Sach will work together to ensure a smooth transition.

Marc Beuls, CEO of Millicom commented, "We are very pleased to welcome Francois-Xavier Roger to Millicom as his wide experience of the fast moving consumer goods sector in emerging markets will be important to us in taking Millicom forward to the next stage of its development. We thank David Sach for his contribution to Millicom over the last three years."

Millicom International Cellular SA (Nasdaq: MICC)

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