Paul H Stenson appointed Executive Vice President, Business Development, at Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 1.4.2011 at 15.15

Paul H Stenson (born 1962), Ph.D, Organic Chemistry, is appointed Executive Vice President, Business Development, and member of the Executive Management Team as of May 30, 2011, at Ahlstrom Corporation. Stenson will report to Jan Lång, President and CEO, Ahlstrom.

In his new role, Stenson will be responsible for managing business development related processes and exploring new business opportunities within Ahlstrom. He will be based in Windsor Locks, CT, USA.

Prior to joining Ahlstrom, Stenson has been holding various senior executive technology positions at Valspar Corporation since 1993 in the United States and Europe, last as Divisional Vice President Technology, Global Packaging and Industrial Coatings ( Europe ) based in Zürich, Switzerland.


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