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Change in the top management of Suominen Flexibles business area

Mr Olli E. Juvonen (B Sc, Econ) has been appointed Vice President, General Manager of the Flexibles business area and member of the Corporate Executive Team in Suominen Corporation as of December 10, 2012. He will report to President and CEO of Suominen Corporation, Mrs Nina Kopola.
Mr Mikko Pellinen, who has acted as Vice President and General Manager of the Flexibles business area since 2008, will continue as Business Development Director at Suominen Corporation.

”Our Flexibles business area is now entering a new phase of development, and we need persons with different strengths to carry it out. Olli E. Juvonen is one of the most experienced business developers in Finland, and I am happy that he joins Suominen. Further, I want to thank Mikko Pellinen for the great work he has done in the head of Flexibles business. Considering the execution of Suominen’s strategy, it is crucial that his in-depth business knowledge and competence remains at Suominen”, says Nina Kopola, President and CEO.

”I’m excited about my task as the head of Suominen Flexibles. Significant streamlining measures have already been taken, and next we will initiate actions that lead the business unit to the path of brisk growth, says Olli E. Juvonen.

Helsinki, December 10, 2012

Suominen Corporation

Nina Kopola President and CEO

For additional information, please contact Mrs. Nina Kopola, tel. +358 (0) 10 214 300

Suominen supplies its industrial and retail customers with nonwovens, wet wipes and flexible packaging for use in consumer products worldwide. Suominen is the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes. The company employs approximately 1,200 persons in Europe and in the United States. Suominen’s net sales in January-September amounted to MEUR 345.9 and operating profit was MEUR 9.1. The Suominen share (SUY1V) is listed in NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange. Read more at www.suominen.fi.

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