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Stock Exchange Release April 12, 2021

Changes in Metso Outotec Executive Team

Metso Outotec Corporation’s stock exchange release on April 12, 2021, at 09:30 a.m. EEST

The following changes have been made in the Metso Outotec Executive Team with immediate effect.

Markku Teräsvasara has been nominated President, Minerals business area. His previous role was President, Services business area. He also continues as Deputy CEO of the company.

Sami Takaluoma has been nominated President, Services business area. He was previously President, Consumables business area.

Heikki Metsälä has been appointed President, Consumables business area. Previously he served as SVP, Mill & Chute lining business line in the Consumables business area management team.

The previous President of the Minerals business area, Stephan Kirsch, will leave Metso Outotec for personal reasons. 

”Both Markku and Sami have a strong track record from their previous roles, and I believe that under their leadership Metso Outotec’s integration will be completed successfully, and the Minerals and Services business areas will be further developed. At the same time, I am happy to welcome Heikki Metsälä to the Metso Outotec Executive Team. Heikki has extensive experience in our consumables business, and he has played an important role in its transformation into a successful, high value-adding business. I am confident that Heikki and the team will continue this development,” said Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO of Metso Outotec. 

”I want to thank Stephan for his contribution during the beginning of Metso Outotec and I wish him success in the future,” Pekka Vauramo said.  

Further information

Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO, tel. +358 20 529 2001

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Communications and Brand, Metso Outotec, tel. +358 20 484 3212, email: helena.marjaranta(at)mogroup.com

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change. 

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com, twitter.com/metsooutotec

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