The Managing Director Hannu Ahola has resigned

SOLTEQ PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 8.4.2010 The Board of Directors of Solteq Plc has given the managing director Hannu Ahola a permission to resign at his own request in Board's meeting on April 8, 2010. CFO Antti Kärkkäinen will act temporarily as managing director in charge beginning April 8, 2010. The Board of Directors will start the search process for new managing director immediately. Solteq's management group includes Sales Director Janne Mäkelä and COO Ilmari Vallo in addition to CFO Antti Kärkkäinen. Ali U. Saadetdin, The Chairman of the Board, will take part in the activity of the management group if necessary. The Board of Directors of Solteq Plc For further information please contact: Ali Saadetdin, Chairman of the Board Tel +358 20 1444 201 or +358 40 8444 201, e-mail Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Major Media [HUG#1401549]