19.3.2009 16:00
Stock Exchange Releases

Arto Lepistö continues as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fingrid Oyj

Fingrid Oyj's Annual General Meeting was held today in Helsinki. The Annual General Meeting accepted the financial statements for 2008, confirmed the income statement and the balance sheet, and discharged the members of the Board of Directors and the President from liability.
The Annual General Meeting elected the Chairman of the Board, Deputy Chairmen and other members of the Board of Directors as well as their personal deputy members for Fingrid Oyj for 2009.
Arto Lepistö, Deputy Director General, (Chairman), Ministry of Employment and the Economy
Timo Rajala, President & CEO (1st Deputy Chairman), Pohjolan Voima Oy
Timo Karttinen, Senior Vice President (2nd Deputy Chairman), Fortum Oyj
Ari Koponen, Managing Director, Fortum Sähkönsiirto Oy
Ritva Nirkkonen, Fund Raising Manager, University of Jyväskylä, Special tasks
Anja Silvennoinen, Vice President, Energy, UPM-Kymmene Oyj
Risto Autio, Director, Alternatives, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Personal deputy members
Timo Ritonummi, Senior Engineer, Ministry of Employment and the Economy
Jussi Hintikka, Executive Vice President, Pohjolan Voima Oy
Juha Laaksonen, Chief Financial Officer, Fortum Oyj
Kari Koivuranta, Senior Adviser, Fortum Sähkönsiirto Oy
Pekka Kettunen, Senior Specialist, Prime Minister´s Office
Jukka Mikkonen, Director, Energy Finland, Stora Enso Oyj
Jorma Tammenaho, Portfolio Manager, Mutual Pension Insurance Company Ilmarinen
The Annual General Meeting decided to pay a dividend of EUR 2,018.26 per share as proposed by the Board of Directors, i.e. a total of EUR 6,710,698.27.
Authorised Public Accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy was elected as the auditor of the company.
Further information:
Jukka Ruusunen, President and CEO, +358(0)30 395 5140 or +358(0)40 593 8428
Tom Pippingsköld, CFO, +358 30 395 5157 or +358 40 519 5041