Nomination Board representatives of Metso Corporation

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on October 8, 2012 at 2:45 p.m. local time

Metso Corporation's four biggest registered shareholders on October 1, 2012 i.e
Solidium Oy, Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P., Ilmarinen Mutual Pension
Insurance Company and Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company have named the
following persons as their representatives in Metso's Nomination Board:

Kari Järvinen, Managing Director (Solidium Oy);
Lars Förberg, Managing Partner (Cevian Capital);
Harri Sailas, President and CEO (Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company);
Matti Vuoria, President and CEO (Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company).

Jukka Viinanen, Chairman of Metso's Board of Directors will serve as an expert
member in the Nomination Board.

Metso's Nomination Board, established by the Annual General Meeting, prepares
proposals on the members of the Board of Directors and their remuneration for
the next Annual General Meeting, which is tentatively scheduled for March
28, 2013.

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 deliver
sustainability and profitability to customers worldwide. Expect results.,

For further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, SVP, General Counsel, Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 20 484 3240
Juha Rouhiainen, VP, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 20 484 3253

Metso Corporation

Harri Nikunen

Juha Rouhiainen
VP, Investor Relations

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