Fri June 11 01:57 pm 2010 in category Stock exchange releases

Kim Gran granted the Finnish honorary title of "vuorineuvos"

Today, 11 June 2010, the President of Finland has granted Kim Gran, the President and CEO of Nokian Tyres, the Finnish honorary title of "vuorineuvos".

Kim Gran has been the President and CEO of Nokian Tyres since 2000. During this time, the company has grown rapidly, become increasingly international and strengthened its position outside the traditional Nordic markets, particularly in Russia, the CIS states and eastern Europe.

Kim Gran has also successfully served in a number of various positions of trust and on company boards. At the moment, among other positions of trust, he is the chairman of the Board of the Rubber Manufacturers' Association of Finland, the deputy chairman of the Chemical Industry Federation of Finland, member of the boards of YIT Corporation and Konecranes Oyj, member of the Supervisory Board of Ilmarinen, and member of the board of the Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce.

Nokian Tyres plc

Antti-Jussi Tähtinen
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Further information: Chairman of the Board
Petteri Walldén, +358 400 69 4444.

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