Rautaruukki Oyj : Composition of Rautaruukki's Nomination Board

       Rautaruukki Oyj : Composition of Rautaruukki's Nomination Board

Rautaruukki Corporation Stock exchange release 5 September 2013 at 2pm EEST

The representatives notified by the company's three largest shareholders have
been elected to Rautaruukki's Nomination Board. These representatives are:
Kari Järvinen, Managing Director, Solidium Oy; Pekka Pajamo, CFO, Varma Mutual
Pension Insurance Company; and Jorma Eräkare, Head of Finnish Equities CEFA,
Nordea Investment Fund Company Finland Ltd. Kim Gran, Chairman of
Rautaruukki's Board of Directors, serves as the Nomination Board's expert

Rautaruukki's 2013 Annual General Meeting held on 21 March 2013 resolved to
establish a Nomination Board to prepare proposals for the following Annual
General Meeting regarding the composition of the Board of Directors and the
directors' fees. Under the resolution, representatives of the three largest
shareholders on the first working day of September preceding the Annual
General Meeting are elected to the Nomination Board and the Chairman of the
Board of Directors serves as the expert member.

Rautaruukki's three largest shareholders as at 2 September 2013 were Solidium
Oy, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Nordea Investment Fund Company
Finland Ltd.

The Nomination Board is to prepare by 31 January 2014 its proposals for
Rautaruukki's following Annual General Meeting, which will be held on 18 March

For further information, please contact:
Kim Gran, Chairman of the Board of Directors, tel. +358 10401 7336

Taina Kyllönen
SVP, Marketing and Communications

Ruukki specialises in steel and steel construction. We provide customers with
energy-efficient steel solutions for better living, working and moving. We
have around 9,000 employees and an extensive distribution and dealer network
across some 30 countries including the Nordic countries, Russia and elsewhere
in Europe and the emerging markets, such as India, China and South America.
Net sales in 2012 totalled €2.8 billion. The company's share is quoted on
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Rautaruukki Oyj: RTRKS). www.ruukki.com

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