Veli Sundbäck is not available for Fortum's Board membership

STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 15 March 2012

Veli Sundbäck has informed that he will cancel his consent to be elected to
Fortum's Board of Directors.


Fortum Corporation

Anne Brunila
Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Strategy


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NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
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