Change in Valmet's investor relations

Valmet Oyj's press release on July 5 2016 at 10:00 a.m. EET

Hanna-Maria Heikkinen will leave her position as Vice President, Investor Relations latest in 26 September to take up a new position outside Valmet. She has been employed by Valmet since September 2013. The recruitment process for her successor is under way.

"Hanna-Maria has had an important role in preparing the demerger from Metso in 2013 and in creating the new Valmet's investor relations function during the first years as an independent, stock listed company. I wish Hanna-Maria all the best, when she now moves into new challenges outside Valmet," says Kari Saarinen, CFO of Valmet.

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For further information, please contact:
Kari Saarinen, Chief Financial Officer, Valmet, tel. +358 10 672 0031

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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