SOURCE: Stora Enso Oyj

July 10, 2007 08:06 ET

Kai Korhonen is retiring from Stora Enso

HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) - Stora Enso Oyj News Release July 10, 2007 at 12.00 GMT

HELSINKI, Finland - Stora Enso (NYSE: SEO) today announced that Kai Korhonen, Senior Executive Vice President, Packaging Boards and member of the Executive Management Group (EMG), has chosen to retire and leave his duties at Stora Enso. He will relinquish his current duties by 31 August 2007, but will continue to undertake special assignments for CEO Jouko Karvinen until the end of 2007. Kai Korhonen's successor will be announced before the end of August.

"Kai's early retirement is a loss for Stora Enso and me personally. On the other hand, after a thirty-year career in the paper industry at A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö and Stora Enso, his retirement is well earned," said CEO Jouko Karvinen.

For further information, please contact:

Tim Laatsch
Senior Vice President, Communications
Stora Enso North America
tel. 715 422 4023

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