REINO HANHINEN TO CONTINUE AS CHAIRMAN OF YIT?S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

YIT CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, MARCH 14, 2006, 11:00

REINO HANHINEN TO CONTINUE AS CHAIRMAN OF YIT’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

At its organizational meeting on March 14, 2006, YIT Corporation's Board of Directors re-elected Reino Hanhinen, M.Sc. (Eng.), as its chairman. Hanhinen was managing director of YIT Corporation from 1987 to 2005. He has been a member of YIT’s Board of Directors since 1988 and chairman of the Board from 1989 to 2000 and since beginning of 2006. Eino Halonen, M.Sc. (Econ.), managing director of Suomi Mutual Life Assurance Company, was elected as vice chairman. Halonen has been a member of YIT’s Board of Directors since 2000 and the vice chairman of the Board from 2003 to 2005.

The Board of Directors also includes Sari Baldauf, M.Sc. (Econ.), Antti Herlin, chairman of Kone Corporation’s Board of Directors and Teuvo Salminen, deputy CEO of Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj.

Eino Halonen was elected as chairman and Teuvo Salminen and Reino Hanhinen as members of the Audit Committee. It is the task of the Audit Committee to assist the Board of Directors in the supervision of the YIT Group’s reporting and accounting processes.

For additional information, contact: Group CEO Hannu Leinonen, tel. +358 20 433 3301, hannu.leinonen@yit.fi

YIT CORPORATION



Veikko Myllyperkiö Vice President, Corporate Communications

Distribution: Helsinki Exchanges, principal media, www.yit.fi

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YIT is the largest Finnish and significant North European construction company. We develop and build apartments, business premises and entire areas. We are also specialised in demanding infrastructure construction and paving. Together with our customers our 10,000 professionals are creating more functional, more attractive and more sustainable cities and environments. We work in 11 countries: Finland, Russia, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. The new YIT was born when over 100-year-old YIT Corporation and Lemminkäinen Corporation merged on February 1, 2018. Our pro forma revenue for 2017 was over EUR 3.8 billion. YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy. www.yitgroup.com

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