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Stora Enso's Nomination Board appointed

HELSINKI, Finland, Nov. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stora Enso's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 22 April 2015 decided to appoint a Nomination Board to prepare proposals concerning

a) the number of members of the Board of Directors,
b) the members of the Board of Directors,
c) the remuneration for the Chairman, Vice Chairman and members of the Board of Directors and
d) the remuneration for the Chairman and members of the committees of the Board of Directors.

The Nomination Board shall consist of four members: the Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and two other members appointed by the two largest shareholders (one each) as of 30 September 2015.

According to the register of shareholders, Stora Enso's two largest shareholders on 30 September 2015 were Solidium Oy and FAM AB.

Stora Enso's Nomination Board has been appointed. The composition of the Nomination Board is as follows: Gunnar Brock (Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stora Enso), Juha Rantanen (Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stora Enso), Kari Jarvinen (Managing Director of Solidium Oy), and Marcus Wallenberg (Chairman of the Board of Directors of FAM AB). Kari Jarvinen is the Chairman of the Nomination Board.

For further information, please contact:
Ulrika Lilja, EVP, Global Communications, tel. +46 72 221 9228
Ulla Paajanen-Sainio, Head of Investor Relations, tel. +358 40 763 8767

Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wood and paper on global markets. Our aim is to replace non-renewable materials by innovating and developing new products and services based on wood and other renewable materials. We employ some 27 000 people in more than 35 countries, and our sales in 2014 were EUR 10.2 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R). In addition, the shares are traded in the USA as ADRs (SEOAY) on the International OTCQX over-the-counter market.www.storaenso.com

STORA ENSO OYJ

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