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Thu June 22 08:00 am 2000 in category Stock exchange releases
Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Bulletin June 22 2000 at 8 am


KIM GRAN ELECTED NOKIAN TYRES PRESIDENT AND CEO



The Board of Directors of Nokian Tyres plc has elected Mr Kim Gran, 45, as President and CEO of Nokian Tyres. He will start in his new
position on September 1, 2000. Kim Gran has been Vice President of Nokian Tyres' car and van tyres product area since 1994. The net sales of car and van tyres accounted for 49% of the net sales of Nokian Tyres in 1999.

The present President and CEO of Nokian Tyres, Mr Lasse Kurkilahti, is taking up the position of President and CEO of Raisio Group on September 1, 2000.

NOKIAN TYRES PLC


Raila Hietala-Hellman
Vice President, Public Information

Further information: Mr Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Chairman of the Board, Nokian Tyres plc, tel. +358 9 180 7474 or
Mr Kim Gran, Vice President, Car and Van Tyres,
Nokian Tyres plc, tel. +358 3 340 7524.

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