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Konstantin Minin appointed Vice President of Oriola-KD's pharmaceutical retail and wholesale business


Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 19 December 2013 at 8.30 a.m.

Konstantin Minin, doctor (b.1974), has been appointed Vice President of Oriola-
KD's pharmaceutical retail and wholesale business as of 18December 2013.
Konstantin has previously held the position of Vice President, Pharmaceutical
Retail in Russia and acting General Director of OOO Oriola Russia. He is a
member of Oriola-KD's Management Team. Konstantin joined Oriola-KD already in

"The Russian markets have been challenging for us in recent years. During 2013
we have succeeded in turning around the profitability of our Russian
pharmaceutical retail. Konstantin's experience in the Russian pharmaceutical
retail business and knowledge of the markets creates excellent conditions to
implement the needed changes also in our Russian pharmaceutical wholesale
business. Having one leader also creates synergies and improved cost efficiency
in the Russian business as a whole," says Eero Hautaniemi, President & CEO,
Oriola-KD Corporation.

Oriola-KD Corporation

Eero Hautaniemi
President and CEO

Petter Sandström
Secretary to Oriola-KD's Board of Directors

Further information:

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


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