Matti Saario appointed head of Fortum's electricity sales business

Fortum Corporation
Press release
1.10.2008

Matti Saario appointed head of Fortum's electricity sales business

Mr Matti Saario is appointed head of Fortum's electricity sales business, Fortum
Markets as from 1st December 2008. Saario held his recent position as Managing
Director for Unilever Finland and Nordic Business Director for Home and Personal
Care in Unilever Nordic.

"Matti Saario's deep knowledge and long experience in a demanding end customer
market will be a great asset for Fortum Markets in its future ambitions", says
Senior Vice President Christian Lundberg from Fortum.

Saario will also be a member of Fortum's Extended Management Team.

Fortum Corporation
Corporate Communications

For more information:
Christian Lundberg, Senior Vice President, tel. +46 8 671 7170


Fortum Markets sells electricity products and solutions to household and
business customers in Finland, Sweden and Norway. The segment buys all the
electricity it sells from the Nordic power exchange, Nord Pool. Markets also
provides its business customers with extensive energy solutions including energy
portfolio management, risk management and energy efficiency consultancy.