Matti Saario appointed head of Fortum's electricity sales business

Fortum Corporation
Press release
1.10.2008

Matti Saario appointed head of Fortum's electricity sales business 

Mr Matti Saario is appointed head of Fortum's electricity sales business, Fortum
Markets as from 1st December 2008. Saario held his recent position as Managing  
Director for Unilever Finland and Nordic Business Director for Home and Personal
Care in Unilever Nordic.                                                        

"Matti Saario's deep knowledge and long experience in a demanding end customer 
market will be a great asset for Fortum Markets in its future ambitions", says 
Senior Vice President Christian Lundberg from Fortum.                           

Saario will also be a member of Fortum's Extended Management Team.  

Fortum Corporation                                                              
Corporate Communications            

For more information:                                                           
Christian Lundberg, Senior Vice President, tel. +46 8 671 7170                  


Fortum Markets sells electricity products and solutions to household and        
business customers in Finland, Sweden and Norway. The segment buys all the      
electricity it sells from the Nordic power exchange, Nord Pool. Markets also    
provides its business customers with extensive energy solutions including energy
portfolio management, risk management and energy efficiency consultancy.

About Us

Fortum is a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society to join the change for a cleaner world. We employ some 9,000 professionals in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia, Poland and India, and 62% of our electricity generation is CO2 free. In 2016, our sales were EUR 3.6 billion. Fortum's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.fortum.com

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