Ahlstrom appointed Jari Mäntylä Senior Vice President, Finance

Jari Mäntylä, M.Sc. (Econ.), M.Sc. (Eng.) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Finance, of Ahlstrom Corporation as of March 1, 2005. He will also join Ahlstrom's Corporate Executive Team.
Jari Mäntylä joined Ahlstrom in 2000, and he currently serves as the Financial Director of the company. Prior to Ahlstrom, he worked in several managerial positions in the finance functions of Fortum Corporation and Outokumpu Group.
Jari Mäntylä's responsibilities in his new role will include group financing, accounting and control, taxation, insurance, as well as financial communications.
Helsinki, February 21, 2005
Ahlstrom Corporation
For additional information, please contact:
Jukka Moisio, President and CEO, tel. + 358 10 888 4700
Jari Mäntylä, Financial Director, tel. + 358 10 888 4768