Stock exchange release

Fortum Shareholders' Nomination Committee

10 November 2008, 15:30 EET

Fortum Corporation Stock exchange release 10 November 2008, 15.30 EET

Fortum Shareholders' Nomination Committee                                       

The following persons have been appointed to Fortum Shareholders' Nomination    
Committee: Pekka Timonen, Director General, Prime Minister's Office, Ownership  
Steering Department; Harri Sailas, CEO, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance      
Company, and Jorma Huuhtanen, Director General, Social Insurance Institution.   
The Chairman of Fortum's Board of Directors Peter Fagernäs serves as the        
Committee's expert member.                                                      

According to the resolution by the Annual General Meeting, the Shareholders'    
Nomination Committee consists of the representatives of the three largest       
shareholders and the Chairman of the Board of Directors as an expert member. The
Committee is to prepare proposals concerning board members and their            
compensation for the following Annual General Meeting.                          

Fortum Corporation                                                              
Maria Romantschuk                                                               
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications                                 
Tel. +358 10 452 4132                                                           

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