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Jukka Mäkelä appointed Vice President, Development of Oriola-KD Corporation and member of Group Management Team


Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 12 March 2013 at 3 p.m.

Jukka Mäkelä, M.Sc. (b. 1963), has been appointed Vice President, Development of
Oriola-KD Corporation and member of Oriola-KD's Group Management Team as of 1
April 2013. Mr. Mäkelä will be responsible for the Group's strategic development
programs, the Group's IM and Logistics and Quality Development functions as well
as Group strategy process.

Mr. Mäkelä has extensive experience in large scale change program management. He
has worked for Accenture during 1990-2011 as a consultant and Business Unit
Executive Director (partner) responsible for Retail & Wholesale and
Manufacturing Industries. Recently he has worked for Aedi Oy as partner and CEO.

Oriola-KD's Group Management Team, as of 1 April 2013:

  * Eero Hautaniemi, President and CEO
  * Lars Birkeland, Vice President, Pharmaceutical Retail, Sweden
  * Henry Fogels, Vice President, Pharmaceutical Wholesale, Russia
  * Tuomas Itkonen, CFO
  * Konstantin Minin, Vice President, Pharmaceutical Retail, Russia
  * Jukka Mäkelä, Vice President, Development
  * Teija Silver, Vice President, HR
  * Kimmo Virtanen, Executive Vice President, Pharmaceutical Wholesale,
    Finland, Sweden and the Baltics

Oriola-KD Corporation

Eero Hautaniemi
President and CEO

Petter Sandström
General Counsel

Further information:

Eero Hautaniemi
President and CEO
Tel. +358 10 429 2109

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