May 24, 2024 12:06 am
Board composition decided during Fortum’s general meeting

Fortum, an energy company, recently announced the election of nine individuals to its board. The new board members include Mikael Silvennoinen as chairman, Essimari Kairisto as vice president, Ralf Christian, Luisa Delgado, Jonas Gustavsson, Marita Niemelä, Prank Paavola, Johan Söderström and Vesa-Pekka Takala. The state had previously relinquished its seat on the board and this decision will come into effect with the departure of Maia Strandberg in January 2023.

During the general meeting held by Fortum, it was decided to grant discharge from liability for the 2023 financial year to all individuals serving as board members and CEO in 2023. In addition to this decision, a dividend of EUR 1.15 per share was approved. Furthermore, the general meeting authorized the board to decide on the acquisition of the company’s own shares with a maximum of 20 million shares allowed to be acquired. This authorization included the transfer of 20 million shares as well.

These decisions made during the general meeting were aimed at ensuring that Fortum operates smoothly and effectively moving forward. With new board members being elected and various actions granted authority for implementation; Fortum is set to continue operations efficiently in years ahead.

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