Expanded responsibilities for Ahlstrom's Compensation Committee

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 20.12.2007
Expanded responsibilities for Ahlstrom's Compensation Committee
The Board of Directors of Ahlstrom Corporation has today decided to expand the responsibilities of the Compensation Committee to cover the tasks of the Nomination Committee with immediate effect.  Consequently, the committee is renamed as Compensation and Nomination Committee. The members of the committee are Peter Seligson (Chairman), Jan Inborr and Urban Jansson.
The main tasks of the Compensation and Nomination Committee are to decide on the compensation and benefits of the persons reporting to the President & CEO as well as to identify and propose candidates for election to the Board and propose compensation of the Board.
For more information, please contact:
Gustav Adlercreutz, Senior Vice President, Administration, General Counsel, tel. +358 (0)50 550 5747

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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, such as filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. Based upon its unique fiber expertise and innovative approach, the company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates. Ahlstrom's 6,500 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2006, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.6 billion. Ahlstrom's share is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki. The company website is www.ahlstrom.com.