Stock exchange release January 11, 2013 12:00 PM EEST

Metso's Nomination Board's proposal for the composition and remuneration of the Board of Directors

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on January 11, 2013 at 11.00 a.m. local time

The  Nomination Board established by Metso's  Annual General Meeting proposes to
the next Annual General Meeting, which is planned to be held on March 28, 2013,
that the number of Board of Directors members is eight.

Proposal for the composition of Board of Directors

The Nomination Board proposes to the Annual General Meeting that Jukka Viinanen,
Mikael  von  Frenckell,  Christer  Gardell,  Ozey  K.  Horton,  Jr., Erkki Pehu-
Lehtonen,  Pia Rudengren and Eeva  Sipilä would be re-elected  as members of the
Board  of Directors.  It is proposed to  elect Jukka Viinanen as Chairman of the
Board  of Directors and  Mikael von Frenckell  as Vice-Chairman of  the Board of
Directors.

In  addition, the  Nomination Board  proposes to  elect Mikael  Lilius as  a new
member of the Board of Directors.

Mikael  Lilius,  B.Sc.  (Econ),  born  1949, is  the  Chairman  of  the Board of
Directors  of  Wärtsilä  Corporation  since  2011 (Board member since 2010), the
Chairman  of the  Board of  Directors of  Huhtamäki Oyj since 2005 (Board member
1999-2004), the  Chairman of the Board of Directors of AMBEA AB since 2011 and a
member  of the Board of Directors of Aker Solutions A/S since 2009 and Evli Bank
Ltd  since 2010.  Mr.  Lilius has  been the  President and  CEO of Fortum Oyj in
2000-2009, the  President and CEO  of Gambro AB  in 1998-2000, the President and
CEO  of  Incentive  AB  in  1991-1998, the  President  and CEO of KF Industri AB
(Nordico)  in 1989-1991 and worked in  various management positions in Huhtamäki
Oyj  during the period 1981- 1989 such as  the President of the Packing Division
of Huhtamäki in 1986-1989.

Proposal on Board of Directors' remuneration

The  Nomination Board proposes to the Annual General Meeting that the members of
the  Board of Directors to be elected for a  term of office ending at the end of
the   Annual  General  Meeting  of  2014 would  be  paid  the  following  annual
remuneration:  Chairman of the Board  of Directors EUR 100,000; Vice-Chairman of
the  Board of Directors and the Chairman  of the Audit Committee EUR 60,000; and
other  members of the  Board of Directors  EUR 48,000 each. The Nomination Board
furthermore  proposes that  for each  meeting of  the Board  of Directors or its
committees  a fee  of EUR  700 would be  paid to  the members  of the Board that
reside  in the Nordic countries, a fee of EUR 1,400 would be paid to the members
of  the Board that  reside in other  European countries and  a fee of EUR 2,800
would  be  paid  to  the  members  of  the Board that reside outside Europe. The
Nomination  Board proposes that  as a condition  for the annual remuneration the
members  of the Board  of Directors are  obliged, directly based  on the General
Meeting's  decision, to use 40% of the  fixed annual remuneration for purchasing
Metso Corporation shares from the market at a price formed in public trading and
that  the purchase will be carried out  within two weeks from the publication of
the interim review for the period January 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013.

Metso's  Board of Directors will include these  proposals into the notice of the
Annual General Meeting, which will be published later.

Personnel participation

The  Nomination Board notes that a  personnel representative will participate as
an  external expert  in the  Metso Board  meetings also  in the  next Board term
within  the limitations imposed by  the Finnish law. The  new Board of Directors
will  invite  the  personnel  representative  as  its  external  expert  in  its
organizing meeting after the Annual General Meeting.


The Nomination Board

Kari  Järvinen (Managing  director, Solidium  Oy) acted  as the  Chairman of the
Nomination  Board established by Metso's Annual  General Meeting. The members of
the Nomination Board were Lars Förberg (Managing Partner, Cevian Capital), Harri
Sailas (President and CEO, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company) and Matti
Vuoria (President and CEO, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company). The Chairman
of  Metso  Corporation's  Board  of  Directors,  Jukka  Viinanen,  served as the
Nomination Board's expert member.


Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the
process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries deliver
sustainability and profitability to customers worldwide. Expect results.

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