Proposals of Ahlstrom's Audit Committee regarding the election of the Auditor and Auditor's remuneration

Ahlstrom Corporation Stock Exchange Release 7.3.2007 at 8.10
According to the Articles of Association of Ahlstrom Corporation, the Annual General Meeting shall elect one auditor. The auditor must be an audit firm authorized by the Central Chamber of Commerce in Finland.   
The Audit Committee of Ahlstrom proposes to the Annual General Meeting convening on March 30, 2007 that KPMG Oy Ab be elected as Ahlstrom's auditor. KPMG Oy Ab has designated Authorized Public Accountant Sixten Nyman as auditor in charge. Both KPMG Oy Ab and Sixten Nyman have given their consent.
The Audit Committee proposes that the auditor's remuneration be paid according to invoicing.
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Jukka Moisio, President and CEO, tel. +358 10 888 4700
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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, e.g. in filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. The company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates, built upon the company's unique fiber expertise and innovative approach. Ahlstrom's 5,700 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