FORTUM CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 7 September 2015 at 10.00 EET
The following members have been appointed to Fortum's Shareholders' Nomination Board: Eero Heliövaara (Chairman), Director General of Finnish Government Ownership Steering Department, Prime Minister's Office; Reima Rytsölä, Executive Vice President, Investments, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Liisa Hyssälä, Director General, The Social Insurance Institution of Finland KELA. In addition, the Chairman of Fortum's Board of Directors Sari Baldauf is a member of the Shareholders' Nomination Board.
The Shareholders' Nomination Board prepares and presents to the Annual General Meeting proposals on the remuneration, number and members of the Board of Directors. The now appointed Nomination Board will forward its proposals for the 2016 Annual General Meeting to the Board of Directors by 31 January 2016.
Fortum’s purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future generations. Fortum’s expertise is in CO2-free and efficient electricity and heat production. The company also offers energy-related products and expert services to private and industrial customers and energy producers. Fortum’s main areas of operation are the Nordic and the Baltic countries, Russia and Poland. In 2014, the annual sales (excluding the divested electricity distribution business) totalled EUR 4.1 billion, and comparable operating profit was EUR 1.1 billion. The company employs approximately 8,000 people. Fortum’s share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.fortum.com