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The nominees for Fortum's Board of Directors for the year 2007

30 January 2007, 09:46 EET

Fortum Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 30 January 2007

The nominees for Fortum's Board of Directors for the year 2007

The Annual General Meeting of Fortum Corporation's shareholders, held on 16 March
2006, appointed a Shareholders' Nomination Committee consisting of
representatives of the three largest shareholders to prepare proposals for the
next Annual General Meeting (AGM) concerning Board members and their fees. In its
meeting on 30 January 2007, the Shareholders' Nomination Committee decided to
propose to the AGM, which is to be held 28 March 2007, that the following persons
are elected to the Board of Directors:

Peter Fagernäs as chairman
Birgitta Kantola as deputy chairman
Esko Aho as member
Birgitta Johansson-Hedberg as member
Matti Lehti as member
Marianne Lie as member
Christian Ramm-Schmidt as member

The Shareholders' Nomination Committee proposes to Fortum Corporation's AGM that
the following fees are paid to the members of Board:

Chairman, EUR 55,000/year
Deputy chairman, EUR 42,000/year
Member, EUR 30,000/year
Meeting fee, EUR 500/meeting. The meeting fee is also paid for committee meetings
and is paid in double to a member who lives outside Finland in Europe.

Furthermore, travel expenses shall be compensated for in accordance with the
Company's travel policy.

Fortum Corporation
Carola Teir-Lehtinen
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Further information:
Markku Tapio, Chairman, Shareholders' Nomination Committee, tel. +358 (0)9 1606 3598 
Helsinki Stock Exchange
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