Fortum's President and CEO on sick leave

FORTUM CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 10 December 2014 at 9:45 EET

In a follow-up control it has been discovered that Mr Tapio Kuula's, President
and CEO of Fortum Corporation, cancer is reactivating. For this reason Tapio
Kuula will start his sick leave for medical treatments on 18 December 2014.

During Tapio Kuula's leave of absence Mr Timo Karttinen, CFO of Fortum
Corporation, will assume responsibility for the duties of the President and
CEO.

Fortum Corporation
Helena Aatinen
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

For additional information, please contact:
Helena Aatinen, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Fortum
Corporation, tel. +358 10 45 20480

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Fortum
Fortum’s purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future
generations. Catering to the versatile needs of our customers, we generate,
distribute and sell electricity and heat, and offer related expert services.
Our operations focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia and Poland. In
2013, Fortum’s sales totaled EUR 6.1 billion and comparable operating profit
was EUR 1.6 billion. We employ approximately 8,800 people. Fortum’s shares are
traded on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.fortum.com