YIT Corporation’s Board of Directors decided the composition of its committees

YIT Corporation                  Stock exchange release     March 12, 2020 at 1:45 p.m.

YIT Corporation’s Board of Directors decided the composition of its committees

YIT Corporation's Board of Directors held its organisational meeting on March 12, 2020. In the meeting, the Board decided on the composition of the Personnel Committee, the Audit Committee as well as the Investment and Project Committee.

From among its number, the Board elected Harri-Pekka Kaukonen as chairman and Eero Heliövaara and Tiina Tuomela as members of the Personnel Committee. The task of the Personnel Committee is to assist the Board of Directors in issues related to the nomination and remuneration of key personnel within YIT Group. Among other things, the Personnel Committee prepares the proposals for the Group’s corporate culture and HR policy development, remuneration and incentive schemes, the rules for performance-based bonuses and performance-based bonuses paid to the management. The Committee’s tasks furthermore include the identification of talent, the development of key personnel and management’s succession planning.

From among its number, the Board elected Olli-Petteri Lehtinen as chairman and Alexander Ehrnrooth, Frank Hyldmar and Kristina Pentti-von Walzel as members of the Audit Committee. The Audit Committee assists the Board of Directors in the supervision of the Group’s accounting and reporting processes. It is tasked with, for instance, overseeing the company’s financial reporting process, the effectiveness of internal control, internal auditing and risk management systems, and with evaluating the audit. The Committee participates in the preparation of the Group’s financing policy, financing plan and financing arrangements. Among other things, the Committee reviews the company’s financial statements and half-year and interim reports, and monitors auditing. It also evaluates compliance with laws and regulations and follows the Group’s financial position.

From among its number, the Board elected Eero Heliövaara as chairman and Alexander Ehrnrooth, Harri-Pekka Kaukonen and Barbara Topolska as members of the Investment and Project Committee. The Investment and Project Committee reviews and prepares for the Board of Directors’ decision, inter alia, significant tenders, projects and investments as well as monitors portfolio development, reporting and risk management.

For further information, please contact:

Juha Jauhiainen, Corporate General Counsel, YIT Corporation, +358 40 725 9643, juha.jauhiainen@yit.fi

YIT Corporation

Tommi Järvenpää
Vice President, Investor Relations

Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki, major media, www.yitgroup.com

YIT is the largest Finnish and significant North European construction company. We develop and build apartments and living services, business premises and entire areas. We are also specialised in demanding infrastructure construction and paving. Together with our customers, our nearly 10,000 professionals are creating more functional, attractive and sustainable cities and environments. We work in 11 countries: Finland, Russia, Scandinavia, the Baltic countries, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Our revenue in 2019 was approximately EUR 3.4 billion. YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy. www.yitgroup.com