RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY SUOMINEN CORPORATION'S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

SUOMINEN CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 23 MARCH 2010 AT 5.30 P.M. 


RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY SUOMINEN CORPORATION'S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING             

The Annual General Meeting of Suominen Corporation approved the financial       
statements of the parent company and the Group for the financial year 2009 and  
released the members of the Board of Directors and the President and CEO from   
liability. The Meeting decided that a dividend of EUR 0.02 per share be paid for
the financial year 2009. The Meeting approved the Board of Directors' proposal  
to amend the Article 11 of the Articles of Association and authorised the Board 
of Directors to decide on repurchase and conveyance of the company's own shares.

The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders was held today on 23 March 2010. The 
Meeting was opened by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Mikko Maijala,
and chaired by Attorney-at-law, Mr. Jukka Laitasalo.                            


FINANCIAL STATEMENTS                                                            

The Annual General Meeting approved the financial statements of the parent      
company and the Group for the financial year 1 January - 31 December 2009 and   
released the members of the Board of Directors and the President and CEO from   
liability for the period.                                                       


DIVIDEND                                                                        
                                                                                
The Annual General Meeting decided that a dividend of EUR 0.02 per share be paid
for the financial year 2009. The dividend will be paid to a shareholder         
registered in the company's Register of Shareholders' maintained by Euroclear   
Finland Ltd. on the record date 26 March 2010. No dividend will be paid on own  
shares held by the company on the record date. The dividend will be paid on 9   
April 2010.                                                                     


COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND REMUNERATION                          

The Annual General Meeting confirmed the number of members of the Board of      
Directors six (6). The Meeting elected Heikki Bergholm, Kai Hannus, Suvi        
Hintsanen, Juhani Lassila, Mikko Maijala and Heikki Mairinoja to the Board of   
Directors for the next term of office in accordance with the Articles of        
Association. The Board of Directors held an initial meeting after the Annual    
General Meeting and elected Mikko Maijala as its Chairman and Heikki Mairinoja  
as Deputy Chairman.                                                             

The Meeting decided that the yearly remuneration of the members of the Board of 
Directors remain at EUR 30,000 for the Chairman, EUR 22,500 for the Deputy      
Chairman, and EUR 18,750 for the other members. A total of 40 per cent of these 
sums will be used to acquire the company's own shares.                          


THE AUDITOR                                                                     

PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, Authorised Public Accountants, were re-elected as    
auditors for the term expiring at the close of the next Annual General Meeting. 
The audit fee will be paid on the basis of an approved invoice.                 

                                                                                
AMENDMENT OF THE ARTICLE 11 OF THE ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION                      

The Annual General meeting approved the proposal of the Board of Directors that 
the Article 11 of the Articles of Association be amended so that an invitation  
to the General Meeting of Shareholders shall be delivered three weeks before the
General Meeting of Shareholders, however, not later than nine days before the   
record date of the General Meeting of Shareholders.                             


AUTHORISATION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO DECIDE ON THE REPURCHASE OF THE      
COMPANY'S OWN SHARES                                                            

The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal of the Board of Directors to   
authorise the Board of Directors to decide on the repurchase of a maximum of    
200,000 of the company's own shares. The repurchase authorisation is valid for  
18 months after the decision of the General Meeting.                            

The shares shall be repurchased to improve company's capital structure and/or to
be used as consideration in future acquisitions or other arrangements related to
the company's business or as part of the company's incentive program, and/or to 
finance investments. Shares may be held, cancelled or conveyed by the company.  
The company's own shares shall be repurchased otherwise than in proportion to   
the holdings of the shareholders by using the non-restricted equity through     
public trading on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd at the market price prevailing at the 
time of acquisition.                                                            


AUTHORISATION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO DECIDE ON THE CONVEYANCE OF THE      
COMPANY'S OWN SHARES                                                            

The Annual General Meeting approved the proposal of the Board of Directors to   
authorise the Board of Directors to decide on the conveyance of a maximum of    
200,682 of the company's own shares held by the company. The authorisation on   
conveying is valid for 18 months after the end of the General Meeting.          

The company's own shares held by the company may be conveyed either against     
payment or for free. The shares may be conveyed to the company's shareholders in
proportion to their current shareholdings in the company or waiving the         
shareholder's pre-emption right, through a directed share issue if the company  
has a weighty financial reason to do so, such as using the shares as            
consideration in future acquisitions or other arrangements related to the       
company's business, as financing investments or as part of the company's        
incentive program.                                                              


MINUTES OF THE MEETING                                                          

The minutes of the meeting will be available on the company's website at        
www.suominen.fi as from 6 April 2010 at the latest.                             

Tampere, 23 March 2010                                                          


SUOMINEN CORPORATION                                                            


Petri Rolig                                                                     
President and CEO                                                               



For additional information, please contact                                      
Mr. Petri Rolig, President and CEO, tel. +358 (0)10 214 300                     
Mr. Arto Kiiskinen, Vice President and CFO, tel. +358 (0)10 214 300

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