Nomination Committee for Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 6.9.2006 at 14.00
The Board of Directors of Ahlstrom Corporation has today decided to establish a Nomination Committee. The Nomination Committee consists of three members of the Board. Johan Gullichsen, Chairman of the Board of Ahlstrom, was elected as Chairman of the Nomination Committee, and Jan Inborr and Urban Jansson as members.
The main tasks of the Nomination Committee are to identify and propose candidates for election to the Board as well as propose compensation of the Board.
The term of the Nomination Committee elected by the Board will last until the close of the next Annual General Meeting.
For more information, please contact:
Gustav Adlercreutz, Senior Vice President, Administration, General Counsel, tel. +358 (0)50 550 5747
Helsinki Stock Exchange
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Ahlstrom in brief
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 5,800 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