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Composition of the committees of Valmet Corporation's Board of Directors

Valmet Corporation's stock exchange release on March 22, 2016 at 4:25 p.m. EET

The Board of Directors of Valmet Corporation has held its organizing meeting after the Annual General Meeting 2016. The Board of Directors has noted that all Board members are independent of the company and independent of the company's significant shareholders. Valmet's definition of Board members' independence complies with the Finnish Corporate Governance Code.

In its organizing meeting, the Board of Directors of Valmet Corporation has elected the members of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration and HR Committee from amongst its members.

The members of the Audit Committee are Lone Fønss Schrøder (Chairman), Friederike Helfer and Tarja Tyni.

The members of the Remuneration and HR Committee are Bo Risberg (Chairman), Jouko Karvinen and Mikael von Frenckell.

Personnel representation

Eija Lahti-Jäntti will participate in the meetings of Valmet's Board of Directors as the personnel representative elected by Valmet's personnel groups in Finland. She will participate in the meetings of Valmet's Board of Directors as an invited expert, and her term of office is the same as the Board members' term.

Further information, please contact:
Rasmus Oksala, General Counsel, Valmet, tel. +358 10 672 0026
Hanna-Maria Heikkinen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Valmet, tel. +358 10 672 0007

VALMET

Kari Saarinen
CFO

Hanna-Maria Heikkinen
VP, Investor Relations

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

Valmet's net sales in 2015 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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