Kaarina Ståhlberg, LL.M. (Helsinki University), LL.M. (Columbia University, New York), 46, has been appointed General Counsel and member of Fortum Corporation's Management Team as of 1 September 2013. She will report to the President and CEO.
Kaarina Ståhlberg has been working for Nokia for 13 years in various managerial and legal positions, most recently as Assistant General Counsel. In addition, she has several years' experience in private practice, most recently at the law firm White & Case.
As of 1 September 2013, Fortum's long-term General Counsel Harri Pynnä assumes a new role in Fortum's Distribution business area. He is appointed member of the Distribution Management Team and will be responsible for developing company functions.
"I would like to thank Harri Pynnä for his long and significant contribution to Fortum's development as the General Counsel ranging back to the establishment of the company. At the same time, I wish Kaarina Ståhlberg warmly welcome to Fortum, our Management Team and also the energy sector, which is undergoing an interesting change," says CFO Markus Rauramo, Fortum Corporation.
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Fortum's purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future generations. We provide sustainable solutions that fulfill the needs for low emissions, resource efficiency and energy security, and deliver excellent value to our shareholders. Our activities cover the generation, distribution and sales of electricity and heat as well as related expert services.
Fortum's operations focus on the Nordic countries, Russia, Poland and the Baltics. In the future, the integrating European and fast-growing Asian energy markets provide additional growth opportunities. In 2012, Fortum’s sales totalled EUR 6.2 billion and comparable operating profit was EUR 1.7 billion. We employ approximately 10,400 people. Fortum’s shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
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