Pöyry Oyj : Pöyry PLC: Sergio Guimaraes appointed President of the Energy Business Group

  Pöyry Oyj : Pöyry PLC: Sergio Guimaraes appointed President of the Energy
                                Business Group

PÖYRY PLC     Company Announcement 13 February 2013 at 10.00 a.m.

Sergio Guimaraes has been appointed Executive Vice President of Pöyry PLC and
President of the Energy Business Group. Sergio will become a Member of Pöyry
PLC's Group Executive Committee. He will take over duties on 15 April 2013 and
report to Alexis Fries, President and CEO of Pöyry PLC. Sergio Guimaraes joins
Pöyry after a 30 year career in Alstom where he assumed a number of management
positions within the global hydro business.

Ari Asikainen, current EVP, President of Energy Business Group, takes up a new
position as Senior Vice President of Business Development reporting to Alexis
Fries, President and CEO. He will not be a member the Group Executive
Committee.

PÖYRY PLC

Additional information:
Alexis Fries
CEO and President
Pöyry PLC
Tel. +358 10 33 22828

Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients
globally across the energy and industrial sectors and locally in our core
markets. We deliver strategic advisory and engineering services, underpinned
by strong project implementation capability and expertise. Our focus sectors
are power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, chemicals
& biorefining, mining & metals, transportation, water and real estate sectors.
Pöyry has an extensive local office network employing about 7,000 experts.
Pöyry's net sales in 2012 were EUR 775 million and the company's shares are
quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).

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