ROBIT PLC    STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE   7 December 2018 at 11.00 am


Robit Plc's CEO Mika Virtanen and Robit's Board of Directors have jointly agreed that Mika Virtanen will
leave the company effective immediately. The company's Board of Directors has commenced the selection
process for a new CEO. CFO Ilkka Miettinen has been appointed as the company's interim CEO. The Chair
of the Board of Directors Harri Sjöholm will support Robit's management fulltime until the new CEO starts in
his or her position.

"I would like to thank Mika on both my own behalf and on the behalf of the Board for all he has done for Robit
in these challenging circumstances. We wish Mika all the best in future," says Harri Sjöholm, the Chair of Robit's
Board of Directors.


Harri Sjöholm, Chair of the Board of Directors

Additional Information:

Robit Plc
Harri Sjöholm

+358 400 622 092

Robit is a strongly internationalized growth company selling and servicing global customers in drilling 
consumables for applications in mining, construction and contracting, tunneling and well drilling. The 
company's offering is divided into three product and service range: Top Hammer and Down-the-Hole 
products as well as Digital Services. Robit has 17 own sales and service points as well as active sales 
networks in 115 countries. The manufacturing units are located in Finland, South Korea, Australia, UK 
and USA. Robit's shares are listed on NASDAQ Helsinki Ltd. Further information is available at


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