Luc Rousselet appointed Executive Vice President, Supply Chain at Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 11.3.2011 at 13.00

Luc Rousselet, (born 1957) Master in Business Administration and Chemical Engineer, is appointed Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, and member of the Executive Management Team as of June 15, 2011, at Ahlstrom Corporation. Rousselet will report to Jan Lång, President and CEO.

Luc Rousselet will be responsible for developing the global supply management and processes of the Group, including manufacturing, sourcing and logistics.

Prior to joining Ahlstrom, Rousselet has been holding various senior positions at 3M Group since 1991, last as Supply Chain and Distribution Director, France. He has also worked for example as Site Manager in France, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt in Europe and Manufacturing Operations Manager in the US at the Medical Services Business Division.

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Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a high performance materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. Our products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, such as filters, wallcovers, wipes, flooring, labels and food packaging. We have a leading market position in the businesses in which we operate. Our 5,700 employees serve customers in 26 countries on six continents. In 2010, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.9 billion. The company's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at