The nominees for Fortum's Board of Directors for the year 2009

Fortum Corporation
Stock exchange release
2 April 2009 at 13.20 EET

The nominees for Fortum's Board of Directors for the year 2009

In its meeting on 2 April 2009, the Shareholders' Nomination Committee of Fortum
Corporation decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders,
which will be held on 7 April 2009, that the Board consists of six members and
following persons are elected to the Board of Directors:

Matti Lehti as Chairman
Sari Baldauf, as Deputy Chairman (new member)

Esko Aho as member
Ilona Ervasti-Vaintola as member
Birgitta Johansson-Hedberg as member
Christian Ramm-Schmidt as member

Matti Lehti and Sari Baldauf have given their consent to chairmanship and deputy
chairmanship. Other changes to the previous proposal have not been made.

Fortum has today published a stock exchange release informing that Peter
Fagernäs has cancelled his consent to the chairmanship of Fortum's Board of
Directors.


Fortum Corporation
Maria Romantschuk
SVP, Corporate Communications


Further information:
Pekka Timonen, Chairman of the Shareholders' Nomination
Committee,
tel. +358 (0)9 1602 3000

Distribution:
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