Kemira announces changes in management

Kemira Oyj Press Release January 30, 2014 at 2.30 pm (CET+1) Randy Owens, President of the Oil & Mining segment and region North America will leave Kemira as of April 30, 2014. Hilton Casas, President of the region South America, will leave Kemira as of March 31, 2014. To further streamline Kemira's organization, the operations in South America will be consolidated into the North America region. The combined region will be renamed 'The Americas'. "Both Randy Owens and Hilton Casas have been deeply involved in transforming Kemira into one of the leading global companies related to water quality and quantity management. I want to thank both colleagues for their contribution. Going forward, we have begun a search for a new leader to develop and drive Oil and Mining according to our strategy and to deliver maximum profitable growth", said Wolfgang Büchele, Kemira's President and CEO. For more information, please contact Kemira Oyj Leena Lie, SVP, Communications & Corporate Responsibility Tel. +358 40 7457943 Tero Huovinen, VP, Investor Relations Tel. +358 10 862 1980 Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries. We provide expertise and chemicals that improve our customers' water, energy and raw material efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas, mining and water treatment. In 2012, Kemira had annual revenue of EUR 2.2 billion and around 4,900 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Kemira Oyj via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1758044]