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Fortum Elects New Board Members and Approves Important Governance Decisions Amid Growth Strategy

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 26, 2024
Board composition decided during Fortum’s general meeting

Fortum, a leading energy company, announced the election of nine individuals to its board during a recent general meeting. The new chairman of the board is Mikael Silvennoinen, with Essimari Kairisto serving as vice president. Ralf Christian, Luisa Delgado, Jonas Gustavsson, Marita Niemelä, Prank Paavola, Johan Söderström, and Vesa-Pekka Takala were also elected as board members.

During the general meeting, Fortum made several important decisions aimed at ensuring its smooth functioning and governance in the future. The company granted discharge from liability for the 2023 financial year to all individuals serving as board members and CEO in 2023. Additionally, a dividend of EUR 1.15 per share was approved. The general meeting also authorized the board to decide on the acquisition of the company’s own shares, with a maximum of 20 million shares to be acquired. This authorization included the transfer of 20 million shares as well.

With these decisions in place and new board members elected, Fortum is well-positioned to continue operating effectively and efficiently in the future. The company is committed to providing its customers with reliable energy solutions while also maintaining high standards of corporate governance and financial responsibility.

By Samantha Nguyen

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