Ms. Teija Silver appointed as Vice President, Human Resources, of Oriola-KD Corporation

Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 1 September 2006 at 2.45 p.m.

Ms. Teija Silver, M.Sc. (Econ.), 41 years, has been appointed Vice President,
Human Resources of Oriola-KD Corporation. Ms. Silver will start in her new
position on 2nd October 2006 and will be a member of the Oriola-KD Group
Management Team. Ms. Silver has a long and wide background of human resources
and she joins Oriola-KD from GE Healthcare Finland where she held the position
of Director, Human Resources. Before that she served in Nokia Networks as
Director and Manager, Human Resources. 


Oriola-KD Corporation


Eero Hautaniemi       Henry Haarla
President and CEO     General Counsel

For additional information, contact:

Eero Hautaniemi
President and CEO
tel. +358 10 429 2109
email: eero.hautaniemi@oriola.com

Pellervo Hämäläinen
Vice President, Communications and IR
tel. +358 10 429 2497
email: pellervo.hamalainen@oriola.com

Distribution
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Published 1 September 2006