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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 27 Aug 2012

Alexis Fries will take up his position as President and CEO of Pöyry on 1 September 2012

PÖYRY PLC          Company Announcement 27 August 2012 at 09.00 a.m.

Alexis Fries, who was appointed as President and CEO of Pöyry PLC on 13 June 2012, will take up his position on 1 September 2012.

The new compositions of Pöyry's Board Committees, as announced on 21 June 2012, will come effective on 1 September 2012.

PÖYRY PLC

Additional information:
Henrik Ehrnrooth, Chairman of the Board of Directors and President and CEO, Pöyry PLC
Tel. +358 10 33 22211

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability and responsible business. With quality and integrity at our core, we deliver best-in-class management consulting, total solutions, and design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, transportation, water, environment and real estate. Pöyry has about 7,000 experts and a local office network in about 50 countries. Pöyry's net sales in 2011 were EUR 796 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).

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www.poyry.com