Stock exchange release

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

02 April 2009, 13:20 EEST

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     

Fortum Corporation                                                              
Maria Romantschuk                                                               
SVP, Corporate Communications                                                   

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

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