Change in Ahlstrom's Corporate Executive Team

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 21.6.2006 at 12.00
Change in Ahlstrom's Corporate Executive Team
Ahlstrom's Senior Vice President, Technology, Patrick Jeambar M.Sc. (Paper Eng.), MBA, will assume a new role of leading the Technical Papers Business Area as of June 26, 2006. Patrick Jeambar will also continue being responsible for Innovation and Health, safety and environment (HSEA) functions of Ahlstrom Corporation. Based at Brignoud, France he will also continue as a member of the Corporate Executive Team.
Patrick Jeambar joined Ahlstrom in 1996 following Ahlstrom's acquisition of Sibille-Dalle, where he had held several managerial positions since 1974.
The current leader of the Technical Papers Business Area, Leif Frilund, continues to serve Ahlstrom with other responsibilities.
As of June 26, 2006, Ahlstrom's Corporate Executive Team consists of the following members:
Jukka Moisio, President and CEO
Gustav Adlercreutz, Senior Vice President, Administration, General Counsel
Risto Anttonen, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations
Tommi Björnman, Senior Vice President, Glass Nonwovens
Diego Borello, Senior Vice President, Label and Packaging Papers
Randal Davis, Senior Vice President, Filtration
Claudio Ermondi, Senior Vice President, Nonwovens
Patrick Jeambar, Senior Vice President, Technical Papers, Technology
Jari Mäntylä, CFO
Laura Raitio, Senior Vice President, Marketing

For further information, please contact:
Jukka Moisio, President and CEO, tel. + 358 10 888 4700
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Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance fiber-based materials. Nonwovens and specialty papers, made by Ahlstrom, are used in a large variety of everyday products, e.g. in filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. The company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates, built upon the company's unique fiber expertise and innovative approach. Ahlstrom's 5,600 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2005, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.55 billion. Ahlstrom's share is listed on the main list of the Helsinki Stock Exchange. The company website is