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[February 18, 2014]

Complementing recommendation by the Nomination Committee of Oriola-KD Corporation concerning the Board of Directors to be elected by the 2014 Annual General Meeting

(Thomson Reuters ONE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 18 February 2014 at 11.30 a.m.

Complementing recommendation by the Nomination Committee of Oriola-KD Corporation concerning the Board of Directors to be elected by the 2014 Annual General Meeting Oriola-KD Corporation has on 30 January 2014 published a Stock Exchange Release according to which the candidates for the Board of Directors of Oriola-KD for the term of office beginning at the Annual General Meeting 2014 and ending at the closing of the Annual General Meeting 2015 are Jukka Alho, Harry Brade, Per Båtelson, Karsten Slotte and new members of the Board of Directors Anja Korhonen and Matti Rihko. After Karsten Slotte's indication that he is not available for election to the Board of Directors, the Nomination Committee of the company has as its complementing recommendation to the Board of Directors recommended that Kuisma Niemelä is proposed to be elected new member of the Board of Directors.


The Nomination Committee has assessed Kuisma Niemelä to be independent of the company.

The Nomination Committee has additionally recommended that the Board of Directors propose to the 2014 Annual General Meeting that Jukka Alho would be re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

The Nomination Committee appointed by the Board of Directors of Oriola-KD on 2 October 2013 consists of Jukka Alho, Harry Brade, Matti Kavetvuo, Timo Ritakallio, Into Ylppö and Pekka Pajamo as chairman.

Presentation of Kuisma Niemelä: Kuisma Niemelä, b. 1958, M.Sc.

Primary career: CEO and Chairman of the Board of SOK (Suomen Osuuskauppojen keskuskunta) 2010-2013; Different leadership positions within the SOK-group during 30 years.

Key positions of trust: Member of the Board of Directors of: Joutsen Finland Oy (2014-) and Relink Oy (2014-).

Oriola-KD Corporation Board of Directors For additional information, please contact: Jukka Alho Chairman of the Board of Directors tel. +358 40 7367433 Petter Sandström General Counsel, secretary to the Board of Directors tel.  +358 10 429 5761 e-mail: petter.sandstrom@oriola-kd.com Distribution NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd Key media Released by: Oriola-KD Corporation Corporate Communications Orionintie 5 FI-02200 Espoo www.oriola-kd.com This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.

Source: Oriola-KD Oyj via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1762684]

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