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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 6 Mar 2001

NEW MEMBER PROPOSED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ     Stock Exchange Notice
                           March 6, 2001 at 2 p.m.

NEW MEMBER PROPOSED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP

It has come to the knowledge of Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj that Mr.
Franz Steinegger, LL.Lic., Attorney-at-Law (57) will be proposed
as a new member of the Board of Directors at the Annual General
Meeting on Thursday, March 8, 2001. Shareholders owning at least
20 per cent of the shares and voting rights of the company are in
favour of the proposal. The person in question has given his
consent to the nomination.

In  addition  to  his legal practice, Mr. Steinegger  has  been  a
member  of the Swiss parliament since 1980 and also acted  as  the
chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party since 1989. He is trusted
with several important positions including the following:
SUVA,  Schweizerische Unfallversicherungsanstalt, Chairman of  the
Supervisory Board
Expo 2002, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Siemens Schweiz AG, Member of the Board of Directors
Dätwyler Holding AG, Member of the Board of Directors
Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Member of the Board of Directors

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ


Erkki Pehu-Lehtonen                 Teuvo Salminen


Additional information by:
Anne Viitala, General Counsel, Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj
tel. +358 9 8947 2811, +358 040 511 6151

www.poyry.com

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