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Changes to the Elektrobit Group Executive Board


June 02, 2006

The composition of the Group Executive Board of the Elektrobit Group Plc. has changed as of 1 June 2006. CEO Pertti Korhonen will act as the chairman of the Group Executive Board and the other members are the following heads of business units: Mr. Arto Pietilä (Mobile Terminal Solutions), Mr. Kauko Väinämö (Radio Network Solutions), Mr. Johann Haas (Automotive Software), Mr. Jukka Honkila (Network Test), Mr. Hannu Hakalahti (System Test) and Mr. Lauri Rintanen (Production Solutions, as of 1 September 2006). The members of the Group Executive Board also include the following heads of support functions: Mr. Seppo Laine, (all other support functions except HR and Research & Business Intelligence); Ms. Ritva-Liisa Niskanen, (Human Resources); Mr. Reijo Paajanen, (Research & Business Intelligence); and Ms. Päivi Vasankari, (Legal Affairs).

Lauri Rintanen Appointed as Head of Elektrobit’s Production Solutions Business Unit

Lauri Rintanen, MSc (Eng.), has been appointed as head of Elektrobit’s Production Solutions business unit and a member of the Group Executive Group as of 1 September 2006. In his new position, Mr. Rintanen will report to CEO Pertti Korhonen.

Lauri Rintanen’s previous positions include Executive Vice President, Supply Chain at the Uponor Group, Director, OLS (Operations, Logistics, Sourcing and Quality) in the Entertainment and Media business unit of Nokia Corporation, as well as the head of Nokia’s mobile phone manufacturing in China.

Tuomo Rekilä, BSc (Eng.), has been appointed as Lauri Rintanen’s deputy, assuming responsibility for the position of the head of Production Solutions business unit. Mr. Rekilä has started in the new position 2 June 2006 and it will in addition to his present responsibility for Sales of Production Solutions business unit, until Mr. Rintanen starts in his new position at Elektrobit.

Oulunsalo, 2 June 2006

Elektrobit Group Plc.

Pertti Korhonen

Further information:
Pertti Korhonen
Elektrobit Group Plc.
Tel. +358 40 344 3889

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About Elektrobit
Elektrobit specializes in wireless technology - the design and life-cycle testing of electronic products, as well as in production automation. Elektrobit Group is a versatile engineering company, which, in addition to its design services, develops, sells and markets its own technologies and products to customers. The company’s customers include the telecommunications, automotive, defense and space, industrial automation, and well-being and medical industries. Elektrobit employs some 1800 wireless technology experts in 15 countries. The Group’s net sales for the year 2005 totaled 212.5 million euro. Elektrobit Group Plc. is listed on the Helsinki Exchanges.


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