Ahlstrom-Munksjö: Change of the Composition of the Board of Directors


Helen Mets-Morris, Executive Vice President Materials at Royal DSM, has been elected Director of the Board of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj as of November 26, 2021. Helen Mets-Morris, who holds British and Dutch citizenship, is Executive Vice President Materials and member of the Executive Committee at Royal DSM.

As Executive Vice President Materials she’s responsible for the strategy and steering of DSM’s specialty materials businesses which serve global end-markets including electronics, automotive, medical, personal protection and apparel. Her functional responsibilities include performance and strategic direction of Safety, Operations, Energy Management and Procurement across DSM.  She will continue in her current role at Royal DSM.

This appointment increases Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj’s Board of Directors to eight. The new composition of the Board of Directors of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj is as follows: Ivano Sessa, Peter Seligson, Lasse Heinonen, Alexander Ehrnrooth, Halvor Horten, Michael Siefke, Karl-Henrik Sundström and Helen Mets-Morris.

“I am very happy to welcome Helen to the Board. Helen brings extensive experience of the specialty materials industry with her extensive business leadership, including business portfolio management and transformation, as well as sustainable innovation and the creation of new growth platforms. As a team we are well equipped to lead the transformation journey ahead of us aiming to maximize the long-term value of Ahlstrom-Munksjö,” says Chair of the Board of Directors, Ivano Sessa.


Additional information:

Johan Lindh, Vice President, Group Investor Relations, + 358 10 888 4994, johan.lindh@ahlstrom-munksjo.com


Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers. Our mission is to expand the role of fiber-based solutions for sustainable everyday life. Our offering includes filter materials, release liners, food and beverage processing materials, decor papers, abrasive and tape backings, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, medical fiber materials, diagnostics and energy storage solutions, as well as a range of specialty papers for industrial and consumer end-uses. Our annual net sales is about EUR 2.7 billion and we employ some 7,800 people. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com