Release of 19.04.2018

Ad-hoc: Thomas Arnoldner is going to be nominated as CEO of Telekom Austria AG

01:05 p.m. - The A1 Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announces that, Thomas
Arnoldner (40) will be nominated as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) by the
two main shareholders, América Móvil and Österreichische Bundes- und
Industriebeteiligungen GmbH (ÖBIB).

Since Wolfgang Ruttenstorfer has announced he will resign as Chairman of the
Supervisory Board effective after the upcoming annual general assembly, ÖBIB
and América Móvil have also reported to the Supervisory Board the nomination of
Edith Hlawati, Bettina Glatz-Kremsner and Daniela Lecuona as new members of the
Supervisory Board at the upcoming annual general assembly on 30 May 2018.
Subject to the approval of the Supervisory Board, Edith Hlawati shall be
elected Chair of the Supervisory Board.

The appointment of Thomas Arnoldner will be resolved by a Supervisory Board meeting
to be held after the annual general assembly. He is expected to take office on
1 September 2018. The Board of Directors of Telekom Austria AG will again
consist of three members as of 1 September 2018: Thomas Arnoldner (CEO),
Alejandro Plater (COO) and Siegfried Mayrhofer (CFO).

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