Helsinki, Finland, March 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At its assembly meeting, Metso Corporation's Board of Directors has elected members of its Audit Committee and Remuneration and HR Committee from among its members.
The Audit Committee consists of Arja Talma (Chairman), Lars Josefsson and Nina Kopola. The Remuneration and HR Committee consists of Mikael Lilius (Chairman), Christer Gardell and Ozey K. Horton Jr.
Mr. Markku Aapakari was invited to participate in the meetings of Metso's Board of Directors as the personnel representative elected by Metso's personnel groups in Finland. He will participate in the meetings of the Metso's Board of Directors as an invited expert, and his term of office is the same as the Board members' term.
Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.
Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,400 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.
Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland, and had net sales of about EUR 2.9 billion in 2015. Metso employs over 12,000 persons in more than 50 countries. Expect results.
Further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, SVP, General Counsel, Metso Corporation, Tel +358 20 484 3240
VP, Investor Relations
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd