Fennovoima appointed Project Director for nuclear power plant project

Juha Nurmi (55), MSc in Civil Engineering, has been nominated as Project Director for Fennovoima nuclear power plant project.

Mr Nurmi starts in his position at Fennovoima in the beginning of October. Prior to his new position at Fennovoima he has worked as a private construction business consultant. He has a long working history in Lemminkäinen group. Mr Nurmi has worked as the CEO of Lemminkäinen Talo Oy, building construction business unit of the group.

Before this, Mr Nurmi has been the CEO of Lemcon Networks Oy, a company specialized in international network construction. Mr Nurmi has also been responsible for Rakennus Oy Lemminkäinen's project management unit in Finland and abroad. The unit has implemented international industrial construction projects for electronics and forest industry.

Fennovoima's nuclear power plant project is now in contracting phase. The company will choose the plant supplier, Areva or Toshiba, during 2012-2013. The location of the plant, Pyhäjoki or Simo, will be chosen as soon as possible.

During the next years Fennovoima will grow rapidly. This year, Fennovoima recruits several technical and other experts.

For more information:

CEO Tapio Saarenpää, tel. +358 (0) 20 757 9200

Project Director Juha Nurmi, tel +358 (0) 400 402 745