Decisions of the Annual General Meeting of Metso Corporation

Decisions of the Annual General Meeting of Metso Corporation 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 03/28/13 --  
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on March 28, 2013 at
4:00 p.m. local
time 
Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting was held today in
Helsinki, Finland.
The AGM approved the Financial Statements for 2012
and discharged the members of the Board of Directors and the
President and CEO from liability for the 2012
financial year. The
Annual General Meeting also approved the proposals of the
Board of
Directors to authorize the Board to decide on the repurchase of
Metso
shares, amend the Articles of Association, and establish a
Shareholders' Nomination Board. 
The Annual General Meeting decided that a dividend of EUR 1.85 per
share will be paid for the financial year ending on December 31, 2012.
The dividend will be
paid to shareholders who are registered as
shareholders in the company's shareholder register maintained by
Euroclear Finland Ltd. on the record date,
April 4, 2013. The
dividend will be paid on April 11, 2013. 
The Annual General Meeting confirmed the number of Board members as
eight and
elected Jukka Viinanen as Chairman of the Board and Mikael
von Frenckell as Vice
Chairman. Mikael Lilius was elected as a new
Board member and Christer Gardell,
Ozey K. Horton, Jr, Erkki
Pehu-Lehtonen, Pia Rudengren, and Eeva Sipilae were re- elected for a
new term. The term of office of Board members will last until the
end
of the next AGM. 
The Annual General Meeting decided the following annual remuneration
for Board
members: EUR 100,000 for the Chairman, EUR 60,000 for the
Vice Chairman and for
the Chairman of the Audit Committee, and EUR
48,000 for members. In addition, a meeting fee of EUR 700 will be
paid to members resident in the Nordic countries,
EUR 1,400 to
members resident elsewhere in Europe, and EUR 2,800 to members
resident outside of Europe for each meeting they attend, including
committee
meetings. The AGM also decided that, as a condition for
receiving their annual
remuneration, the members of the Board of
Directors will be obliged, based on
the AGM's decision, to use 40% of
their fixed annual remuneration for purchasing
Metso Corporation
shares from the market at a price formed in public trading and that
such purchases shall be carried out within two weeks following the
publication of the interim review for January 1, 2013 to March 31,
2013. 
Authorized Public Accountant Ernst & Young Oy was elected to act as
the company's Auditor until the end of the next Annual General
Meeting. 
The minutes of the Annual General Meeting will be available on
Metso's website
at www.metso.com as of April 11, 2013. 
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in
the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and
paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over
50 countries contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability
to customers worldwide. Metso's shares
are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki Ltd. 
www.metso.com, www.twitter.com/metsogroup 


 
Metso Corporation
 
Harri Nikunen
CFO
 
Juha Rouhiainen
VP, Investor Relations
 
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Further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Metso Corporation
tel +358 20 484 3240 
Juha Rouhiainen
VP, Investor Relations
Metso Corporation
tel +358 20 484 3253
 
 
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