Stock Exchange release May 2, 2006 10:47:42 AM CET

Aleksanteri Lebedeff to Metso's business area Boards

 
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Metso Corporation as of May 1, 2006, has today been appointed Member of Metso Paper's, Metso Minerals' and Metso Automation's Board of Directors.
 
In this connection, Harri Luoto, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, resigns from Metso business area Boards.
 
Members of Metso's business area Boards are presented on Metso's Internet pages at www.metso.com.
 
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2005 net sales of approximately EUR 4.2 billion. Its 22 000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.
www.metso.com
 
For further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Metso Corporation.
tel. +358 204 84 3242