CFO Harri Nikunen appointed Metso's Executive Vice President and deputy to the CEO

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on October 24, 2013 at 12:40 p.m. local time

Metso's Board of Directors has appointed Harri Nikunen (b. 1955) as Metso's
Executive Vice President and Deputy to the CEO as of November 1, 2013. In
addition to his new duties, Mr. Nikunen will continue as Metso's Chief Financial
Officer (CFO), a position he has held since March 2011; he has been employed by
the company since 1986.

Metso's former Executive Vice President and Deputy to CEO, Pasi Laine, has been
appointed President and CEO of Valmet Corporation, the new company to be created
in Metso's partial demerger.

Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the
process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability to customers worldwide. Metso's shares
are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.,

Further information, please contact:

Matti Kähkönen, President and CEO, Metso Corporation, tel +358 20 484 3001

Metso Corporation

Harri Nikunen


Juha Rouhiainen

VP, Investor Relations


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