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Recommendations by the Nomination Committee concerning the Board of Directors to be elected by the 2010 AGM of Oriola-KD Corporation


Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 29 January 2010 at 9.00 a.m.

The Nomination Committee of Oriola-KD Corporation has today given its
recommendation to the Board of Directors for the proposal to the Annual General
Meeting on 7 April 2010 concerning the composition of the Board of Directors as

  * The number of members of the Board would be increased from seven to eight.
  * The present Board members, Mr. Harry Brade, Mr. Pauli Kulvik, Ms. Outi
    Raitasuo, Mr. Antti Remes, Mr. Olli Riikkala, Mr. Jaakko Uotila and Mr. Mika
    Vidgrén would be re-elected.
  * Mr. Per Båtelson would be elected as a new member of the Board.
  * Mr. Olli Riikkala would be re-elected as Chairman of the Board.

The Nomination Committee also announces as its recommendation that the following
remunerations be paid to the Board of Directors:

  * Chairman: annual fee of 48,400 euros, attendance fee of 800 euros per
    meeting, telephone as a fringe benefit
  * Vice Chairman: annual fee of 30,250 euros, attendance fee of 400 euros per
  * Other members of the Board: annual fee of 24,200 euros, attendance fee of
    400 euros per meeting
  * Attendance fees would be paid respectively also to members of the Corporate
    or Board Committees
  * Of the annual fee, 60 per cent would paid in cash and 40 per cent would be
    used to acquire Oriola-KD's Corporation's Class B-shares for the Board
    members from the Helsinki Stock Exchange after the publication of the
    company's interim report 1-3/2010.
  * Travel expenses would be reimbursed in accordance with the travel policy of
    the company.

The Nomination Committee states that it has not given its recommendation for the
remunerations to the Board of Directors, but the matter will be proposed by a
shareholder at the Annual General Meeting of 2010.

Presentation of Mr. Per Båtelson:

Mr. Per Båtelson, M.Sc. (Physics) born 1950, serves as CEO of Global Health
Partner Plc. He has previously served as President and CEO of Capio AB. Mr.
Båtelson is a member of the Boards of Permobil AB, Sentoclone AB and Unilabs AB.
Mr Per Båtelson served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Apoteket AB from
2006 to 2009.

Oriola-KD Corporation

Kimmo Virtanen
Executive Vice President & CFO

Thomas Heinonen
General Counsel

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