Nokian Tyres’ CFO Anne Leskelä to resign

Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release April 4, 2018, 12:00 noon

Ms. Anne Leskelä, Vice President, Finance and IR of Nokian Tyres plc has today announced her resignation from the Company.

- It has been inspiring to be part of the growth story of this successful company for more than 20 years. Now is the time to pass the torch to a successor, says Anne Leskelä.

- I thank Anne for her contributions to our Company and wish her all the best for the future, says Hille Korhonen, President and CEO of Nokian Tyres.

Leskelä continues in her position until the beginning of July 2018. The Company will immediately start the recruitment process for a new CFO.

Nokian Tyres plc

Antti-Jussi Tähtinen
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Further information: Ms. Hille Korhonen, President & CEO, tel. +358 10 401 7733 and Ms. Anne Leskelä, CFO, tel. +358 10 401 7481

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Nokian Tyres is the world’s northernmost tyre manufacturer. The company promotes and facilitates safe driving in demanding conditions. It supplies innovative tyres for cars, trucks and special heavy machinery mainly in areas with special challenges on tyre performance: snow, forests and harsh driving conditions in different seasons. Nokian Tyres’ product development is consistently aiming for sustainable solutions for safety and the environment, taking into account the whole life cycle of the tyre. A part of the Nokian Tyres group, the tyre chain Vianor has approximately 1,500 stores in 26 countries. In 2017 Nokian Tyres had approximately 4,600 employees and net sales of approximately 1,6 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information:

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Nokian Tyres is the world’s northernmost tyre manufacturer and one of the most sustainable companies in the industry. We offer peace of mind in all conditions by developing high-quality, safe and eco-friendly tyres for passenger cars, trucks and heavy machinery. We are especially well known for our innovative winter tyres. Our group also includes the Vianor chain, specialising in vehicle maintenance and tyre services. In 2017, the company’s turnover was approximately EUR 1.6 billion and it employed some 4,600 people. Nokian Tyres is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: