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2015-04-08

Valmet Corporation: Pekka Lundmark resigns from the Board of Directors of Valmet Corporation

Valmet Corporation's stock exchange release on April 8, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. EET

The member of the Board of Directors of Valmet Corporation, Mr. Pekka Lundmark
has on April 7, 2015 announced his resignation from the Board of Directors of
the company. The reason for the resignation is his appointment as the
President and CEO of Fortum Corporation as of September 2015.

"Valmet is a global market leader and it has been a pleasure to participate in
the company's development as a new, independent stock listed company. Valmet
is also a significant supplier to Fortum and other energy companies. To avoid
any potential conflicts of interest in the future, I consider it best to
resign from my role as a member of the Board of Valmet," says Pekka Lundmark.

"Pekka Lundmark has been at Valmet's Board of Directors since the foundation
of the company. We want to thank Pekka for his excellent contribution as a
member of the Board," says Bo Risberg, Chairman of the Board of Valmet.

Bo Risberg (Chairman of the Board), Mikael von Frenckell (Vice Chairman of the
Board), Lone Fønss Schrøder, Friederike Helfer, Erkki Pehu-Lehtonen and
Rogério Ziviani will continue as members of the Board.

Further information, please contact:

Pasi Laine, President and CEO, Valmet, tel. +358 10 672 0001
Hanna-Maria Heikkinen, VP, Investor Relations, Valmet, tel. +358 10 672 0007

VALMET CORPORATION

Markku Honkasalo
CFO

Hanna-Maria Heikkinen
VP, Investor Relations

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies,
automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Valmet's
vision is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and
plant improvements and spare parts. The strong technology offering includes
pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants
for bio-energy production. Valmet's advanced automation solutions range from
single measurements to mill wide turnkey automation projects.

Valmet's net sales in 2014 were approximately EUR 2.5 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 OMX
Helsinki Ltd.

Read more
www.valmet.com,
www.twitter.com/valmetglobal

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This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Valmet Corporation via Globenewswire

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