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Press release: Stockholm, September 20, 2019, 8:45 am

Sotkamo Silver Oy strengthens the organization of Silver Mine with the following appointments.

Mikko Sopanen M.Sc. (Finance & Accounting) has been appointed to VP, Finance of Sotkamo Silver Oy. Mikko has earlier held positions in financial management and funding both in private equity and industry among others in Singapore and China. He moves to Sotkamo Silver from PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy where he has been working in financial management consulting. Mikko will start on 23rd of September 2019.

Max Forsman, M.Sc. (Geology & Mineralogy) has been appointed to Head of Mining and Geology. He will join the company on 7th of October 2019. Max has over twenty years’ experience from both underground and open-pit mining and exploration. Before joining Sotkamo Silver, Max worked as Head of Section at Boliden FinnEx Oy being responsible for exploration in the Outokumpu area.

Kristian Colpaert, M.Sc. (Technology) will start as Metallurgist at the concentrating plant on 1st of October 2019. His primary responsibility will be to improve and ensure the performance and development of the concentrating process. Before joining the company, Kristian has worked in process and mining industry in R&D positions, most recently at Pöyry Oy.

"After having reached full production capacity during the ramp-up phase, it is valuable that we have been able to strengthen the Silver Mine`s organisation while normal production starts. I warmly welcome the new members of our organization to Sotkamo Silver",
says Timo Lindborg, CEO

Stockholm September 20, 2019

Sotkamo Silver AB

Timo Lindborg, CEO

Contact person

Timo Lindborg, CEO of Sotkamo Silver AB, tel. +358 40 508 3 507

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Sotkamo Silver AB's business concept is to exploit mineral deposits in the Nordic countries with positive social and environmental benefits. Sotkamo Silver owns mineral deposits, which contain silver, gold and tungsten in Finland and Sweden as well as zinc and gold in Norway. The Company's main project is Silver Mine in production at the municipality of Sotkamo.

Sotkamo Silver applies SveMin's & FinnMin's own rules of reporting for public mining & exploration companies. Sotkamo Silver has chosen to publish mineral resources and ore reserves according to the internationally accepted JORC or NI 43-101 code. The company applies International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as approved by the European Union. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 213800R2TQW1OZGYDX93

The ticker symbol is SOSI in NGM Equity in Stockholm and SOSI1 in NASDAQ Helsinki.

ISIN-code for Sotkamo Silver shares is SE0001057910.

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