Niina Suhonen appointed as Ahlstrom's Vice President, Corporate Communications

Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE 16.11.2007
Niina Suhonen, M.Sc. (Econ.), 38, is appointed Vice President, Corporate Communications of Ahlstrom Corporation. She will join Ahlstrom from Perlos Corporation at the beginning of February 2008, at the latest. Niina Suhonen has been working at Perlos since 2002, most recently as Director of Corporate Communications. Her main areas of responsibility include group-wide internal and external communications, including financial communications and investor relations.
Niina Suhonen will report to Laura Raitio, Senior Vice President, Marketing, for the internal and external communications and to Jari Mäntylä, CFO, for the financial communications and investor relations.
Ahlstrom Corporation
Laura Raitio
Senior Vice President, Marketing
For further information, please contact:
Laura Raitio, Senior Vice President, Marketing, tel. +358 (0)10 888 4766,
Jari Mäntylä, Senior Vice President, Finance, tel +358 (0)10 888 4768,
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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, 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 Helsinki Stock Exchange. The company website is