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), Svante Adde and Eva Liljeblom. The Board of Directors assigned Svante Adde as the financial expert of the Audit Committee.
The Board's Compensation Committee consists of Matti Kavetvuo (Chairman), Jaakko Rauramo, Christer Gardell and Yrjö Neuvo.
Metso's personnel groups in Finland 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 engineering and technology corporation with 2006 net sales of approximately EUR 5 billion. Its 25,500 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.
For further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Metso Corporation,
tel. +358 20 484 3240