Stock exchange release November 5, 2010 04:00 PM EEST

Nomination Board representatives of Metso Corporation

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on November 5, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. local time

Metso's four biggest registered shareholders on November 1, 2010 i.e Solidium
Oy, Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P., Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
and Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company have named the following persons
as their representatives for Metso's Nomination Board:

Kari Järvinen, Managing Director (Solidium Oy);
Lars Förberg, Managing Partner (Cevian Capital);
Matti Vuoria, Managing Director, President and CEO (Varma Mutual Pension
Insurance Company), and
Harri Sailas, President and CEO (Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company).

Jukka Viinanen, Chairman of Metso's Board of Directors serves as the Nomination
Boards's expert member. The Nomination Board will elect a chairman from among
its members in its organizing meeting.

Metso's Nomination Board, established by the Annual General Meeting, prepares
proposals on the composition of the Board of Directors along with the director
remuneration for the next Annual General Meeting, which is tentatively scheduled
for March 30, 2011.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining,
construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper
industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.
www.metso.com

Further information for the press, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, tel.
+358 20 484 3240


Further information for investors, please contact:
Johanna Henttonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 20 484 3253


Metso Corporation

Olli Vaartimo
CFO

Johanna Henttonen
Vice President, Investor Relations

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