Metsäliitto Group Stock Exchange Release 26 April 2010 at 10.20 am

Vesa-Pekka Takala appointed Metsäliitto Group's CFO

M.Sc. (Econ.) Vesa-Pekka Takala (44) has been appointed Metsäliitto Group's
CFO. He will start in the position at latest by 1 August 2010. Takala reports
to Kari Jordan, Metsäliitto Group's President and CEO. 

Vesa-Pekka Takala will take up the new position from Outotec Oyj, where he has
held the position of Chief Financial Officer and CEO's substitute since 2006. 

Further information:
Anne-Mari Achrén, Group CCO, tel. +358 10 465 4541