Stock exchange release

Arun Aggarwal appointed SVP, Business Technology and member of Fortum's Executive Management

03 September 2018, 09:00 EEST

FORTUM CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 3 SEPTEMBER 2018 AT 9.00 EEST  

Mr Arun Aggarwal, M.Sc. (Eng.), 49, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Business Technology and member of Fortum's Executive Management. This is a new position at Fortum. Mr Aggarwal will have group-wide responsibility to lead Fortum's strategic IT as well as digital innovation and transformation. He will resume his position in mid-November 2018 and report to Fortum's President and CEO Pekka Lundmark.

Mr Aggarwal currently works with IBM Corporation as an Executive Advisor. Previously he has held positions as Global CIO and Digital Transformation leader at the NYSE-listed (global) building materials company Cemex Inc. and as a consultant at BearingPoint and KPMG Consulting, among others.

"Fortum intends to be a digital winner in the ongoing transformation of the energy sector. Digitalisation is reshaping the energy system across the entire value chain, enabling smart solutions for our customers, improved asset and trading productivity, and new data driven business models. Arun Aggarwal has an impressive track record in both digital transformation and IT leadership. We wish Arun warmly welcome to Fortum and the energy sector," says Fortum's President and CEO Pekka Lundmark.

Fortum Corporation

Ingela Ulfves, Vice President, Investor Relations and Financial Communications

Further information:

Investors and analysts:

Ingela Ulfves, VP, IR and Financial Communications tel. +358 40 515 1531
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Rauno Tiihonen, Manager, Investor Relations, tel. +358 10 453 6150

Media:

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