Metso Corporation's press release on April 1, 2009 at 10:45 a.m.
Metso Corporation's Board of Directors elected members among the Board for the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee at its assembly meeting.
The Board's Audit Committee consists of Maija-Liisa Friman (Chairman), Arto Honkaniemi and Pia Rudengren.
The Board's Remuneration and HR Committee consists of Jukka Viinanen (Chairman), Christer Gardell, Yrjö Neuvo and Jaakko Rauramo.
Metso's personnel groups in Finland have elected Jukka Leppänen as the personnel representative. He participates in the meetings of Metso's Board of Directors as an invited expert, and his term of office is the same as the Board members' term.
Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have over 29,000 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com
For further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Metso Corporation,
tel. +358 20 484 3240