Jyri Luomakoski appointed acting CEO of Uponor as Jan Lång leaves end of October

Stock Exchange release
20 October 2008 11.00 am

Jyri Luomakoski appointed acting CEO of Uponor as Jan Lång leaves end of October

The Board of Directors of Uponor Corporation has today appointed CFO and Deputy
CEO Jyri Luomakoski, 41, as the company's acting President and CEO, effective
27 October, to succeed Jan Lång who announced his resignation on 13 August.
According to a mutual agreement, Jan Lång will leave the company at the end of
October. Jyri Luomakoski will also continue as CFO during the transition period
until the CEO is nominated. 

The Board-initiated process to nominate a new President and CEO is in progress,
and its results will be communicated later. 

Jyri Luomakoski's CV and picture is available at Uponor's webpage,
www.uponor.com -> Press. 

Uponor Corporation
Board of Directors

For further information, please contact:
Jari Paasikivi, Chairman of the Board, Tel. +358 (0)500 530 375 

Tarmo Anttila
Vice President, Communications
Tel. +358 (0)20 129 2852

OMX Nordic Exchange - Helsinki

Uponor is a leading supplier of plumbing and heating systems for the
residential and commercial building markets across Europe and North America,
and a market leader in municipal infrastructure pipe systems in the Nordic
countries. Uponor's key applications include indoor climate and plumbing
systems. The Group employs 4,200 persons in 27 countries. In 2007, Uponor's net
sales (pro forma) totalled 1,050 million euros, returning an operating profit
of 12.9%. Uponor Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.,
Finland. http://www.uponor.com