UPM's board of directors re-elects Björn Wahlroos as chairman and Berndt Brunow as vice chairman, also elects chairpersons and members to various board committees

HELSINKI , April 8, 2014 (press release) – Mr Björn Wahlroos was re-elected as Chairman, and Mr Berndt Brunow as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene Corporation at the Board of Directors’ organisation meeting that took place today following the Annual General Meeting.

In addition, the Board of Directors elected the Chairmen and members to the Board of Directors’ Committees from among its members.

Piia-Noora Kauppi was elected as Chairman of the Audit Committee, and Wendy E. Lane and Kim Wahl as other Committee members.

Berndt Brunow was elected as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, and Matti Alahuhta and Veli-Matti Reinikkala as other Committee members.

Björn Wahlroos was elected as Chairman of the Nomination and Governance Committee, and Matti Alahuhta and Ari Puheloinen as other Committee members.

Through the renewing of the bio and forest industries, UPM is building a sustainable future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Paper Asia, UPM Paper Europe and North America and UPM Plywood. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. We serve our customers worldwide. The group employs around 21,000 people and its annual sales are approximately € 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM – The Biofore Company – www.upm.com

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