Fortum's Supervisory Board appointed, as proposed by the Board of Directors, Mr. Mikael Lilius, Bachelor of Business Administration (50) to be Fortum's new CEO as of 1 September 2000. Lilius comes to Fortum from Swedish Gambro AB where he works as President and CEO. Gambro, a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, is listed in Stockholm Stock Exchange. The company's net sales is about SKr 20 billion, the number of employees in 40 countries is about 17.000.
Corporate Executive Vice President, Communications
We'll arrange a press conference in Fortum's headquarters at 11.00 Finnish time. The address is Keilaniementie 1, Espoo.