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Orion Oyj : Orion Corporation: Organising meeting of the Board of Directors

 Orion Oyj : Orion Corporation: Organising meeting of the Board of Directors

ORION CORPORATION    STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE    19 MARCH 20134.35 P.M.
EET       

In its organising meeting, the Board of Directors of Orion Corporation,  which 
was elected  today by  the Annual  General Meeting  of the  Shareholders,  has 
electedJukka Ylppöas Vice Chairman. The compositions of the Board committees
were decided to be as follows:

Remuneration Committee:

Hannu Syrjänen, Chairman
Timo Maasilta
Heikki Westerlund

Audit Committee:
Heikki Westerlund, Chairman
Eero Karvonen
Timo Maasilta
Jukka Ylppö

R&D Committee:
Sirpa Jalkanen, Chairman
Eero Karvonen
Timo Maasilta
Hannu Syrjänen
Heikki Westerlund
Jukka Ylppö

The members to the Nomination Committee will be elected later.

The Board  of Directors  has  assessed the  independence  of its  members  and 
concluded that  all  the  members  are independent  of  the  company  and  its 
significant shareholders.

Orion Corporation

Timo Lappalainen   Olli Huotari
President and CEO  Senior VP, Corporate Functions

Publisher:
Orion Corporation
Communications
Orionintie 1A, FI-02200 Espoo, Finland
Homepage: www.orion.fi

Orion is a globally operating  Finnish company developing pharmaceuticals  and 
diagnostic tests - a builder  of well-being. Orion develops, manufactures  and 
markets  human   and   veterinary   pharmaceuticals,   active   pharmaceutical 
ingredients and diagnostic tests. The  company is continuously developing  new 
drugs and treatment  methods. Pharmaceutical  R&D focuses  on central  nervous 
system drugs,  oncology  and critical  care  drugs, and  Easyhaler®  pulmonary 
drugs.

Orion's net sales  in 2012 amounted  to EUR  980 million and  the company  had 
about 3,500  employees.  Orion's A  and  B shares  are  listed on  NASDAQ  OMX 
Helsinki.

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