SARI BALDAUF NOMINATED TO YIT CORPORATION?S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESS RELEASE    FEB. 10, 2006  at 08.10
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SARI BALDAUF NOMINATED TO YIT CORPORATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

YIT Corporation shareholders who control over 25 per cent of voting rights will propose to YIT’s Annual General Meeting, which will be held on March 13, 2006, that the following persons be elected to the Board of Directors: Sari Baldauf, M.Sc.
(Econ.), Eino Halonen, managing director, Reino Hanhinen, M.Sc.
(Eng.), Antti Herlin, Chairman of Board of Directors, and Teuvo Salminen, Deputy CEO. With the exception of Sari Baldauf, the nominees are currently members of YIT’s Board of Directors. All the nominees have given their consent.

Sari Baldauf has served as the executive vice president and general manager of Networks, Nokia Corporation, from 1998-2005, and as a member of the Nokia Group Executive Board from 1994–2005. Prior to these positions, she served as executive vice president, Nokia APAC (Asia Pacific), and as president of Nokia Telecommunications, Cellular Systems.

The present member of the Board, Ilkka Brotherus, has announced that he is no longer available, having been elected as chairman of the Board of Finndomo Oy in January.

For additional information, contact:

Reino Hanhinen, Chairman of the Board of Directors, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 20 433 2453

YIT CORPORATION

Veikko Myllyperkiö Vice President, Corporate Communications



Distribution: Helsinki Stock Exchange, principal media, www.yit.fi



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