Helsinki, Finland, 2014-09-02 08:30 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Suominen Corporation Stock Exchange Release 2 September 2014 at 9:30am (EEST) COMPOSITION OF SUOMINEN'S NOMINATION BOARD In accordance with the decision taken by the Annual General Meeting of
Suominen Corporation, the representatives notified by the companyís three largest shareholders have been appointed to Suominen Corporationís permanent Nomination Board. The shareholders entitled to appoint members to the Nomination Board were determined on the basis of the registered holdings in the companyís shareholders' register on 1 September 2014. The representatives appointed to the Nomination Board are Marco Levi, President & CEO of Ahlstrom Corporation; Timo Ritakallio, Deputy CEO of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company; and Reima RytsÖlÄ, Chief Investment Officer of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company. Jorma Eloranta, Chair of Suominenís Board of Directors, serves as the fourth member of the Nomination Board. The Nomination Board shall submit its proposals to the Board of Directors no later than 1 February prior to the Annual General Meeting. Suominen Corporation Nina Kopola, President & CEO For additional information, please contact Nina Kopola, President & CEO, tel. +358 (0)10 214 300 Suominen in brief Suominenmanufactures nonwovens as roll goods for wipes as well as for medical and hygiene products. The end products made of Suominenís nonwovens - wet wipes, feminine care products and swabs, for instance - bring added value to the daily life of consumers worldwide. Suominenis the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes and employs approximately 600 people in Europeand in the Americas. Suominenís net sales in 2013 amounted to MEUR 373.7 and operating profit excluding non-recurring items to MEUR 19.0 (continuing operations). The Suominenshare (SUY1V) is listed in NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange. Read more at www.suominen.fi. Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki LtdPrincipal media www.suominen.fi Copyright © 2014 OMX AB (publ).