Stora Enso's Nomination Committee appointed

STORA ENSO OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 13 October 2009 at 06.00 GMT              
Stora Enso's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 1 April 2009 decided to appoint a  
Nomination Committee to prepare proposals concerning (a) the number of members  
of the Board of Directors, (b) the members of the Board of Directors, (c) the   
remuneration for the Chairman, Vice Chairman and members of the Board of        
Directors and (d) the remuneration for the Chairman and members of the          
committees of the Board of Directors. The Nomination Committee shall consist of 
four members: the Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Vice Chairman of the  
Board of Directors and two members appointed by the two largest shareholders    
(one each) according to the register of shareholders on 1 October 2009.         

Stora Enso's Nomination Committee has now been appointed. The composition of the
Committee is as follows: Claes Dahlbäck (Chairman of the Board of Directors),   
Ilkka Niemi (Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors), Marcus Wallenberg        
(appointed by shareholder FAM) and Keijo Suila (appointed by shareholder        
Solidium). Keijo Suila is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee.             

For further information, please contact:                                        
Ulla Paajanen-Sainio, SVP, Investor Relations, tel. +358 2046 21242                                                                                                                

Stora Enso is the world leader in forest industry sustainability. We offer our  
customers solutions based on renewable raw materials. Our products provide a    
climate-friendly alternative to many non-renewable materials, and have a smaller
carbon footprint. Stora Enso is included in the Global 100 list of the world's  
most sustainable companies. Stora Enso is also listed in the Dow Jones          
Sustainability Index, the FTSE4Good Index, and the Climate Disclosure Leadership
Index. Stora Enso employs 29 000 people worldwide, and our sales in 2008        
amounted to EUR 11.0 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX        
Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R). In addition, the shares   
are traded in the USA as ADRs (SEOAY) in the International OTCQX                
over-the-counter market.                                                        

STORA ENSO OYJ                                                                  

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