Changes in the Executive Management Team of Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE May 13, 2013 at 16.30

Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, announces following changes in its Executive Management Team:

Seppo Parvi, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Management Team of Ahlstrom, has been appointed Executive Vice President, Food and Medical business area. He will also continue in his current role as CFO and Deputy to the CEO, reporting to Jan Lång, President & CEO.

Financial controlling, Integrated Business Planning and Mergers & Acquisitions will continue to report to Seppo Parvi, in addition to the Food and Medical business area. Parvi's other responsibilities will be divided between other members of the Executive Management Team.

William Casey, current EVP, Food and Medical, will resign from the Executive Management Team. His new role in Ahlstrom will be announced shortly.

Paula Aarnio, EVP, Human Resources & Sustainability, will assume responsibility for Information Solutions and Program Management in addition to Human Resources, Sustainability, Communications, as well as Health, Safety, Environment and Asset Risk Management (HSEA).

Legal Services will report to President & CEO Jan Lång, in addition to his current reportees.

The changes will be effective as of June 1, 2013.

For more information, please contact:
Liisa Nyyssönen
Vice President, Communications
Tel. +358 10 888 4757

Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a high performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. Our products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, such as filters, medical gowns and drapes, diagnostics, wallcoverings, flooring and food packaging. We have a leading market position in the businesses in which we operate. In 2012, Ahlstrom's net sales from the continuing operations (excluding Label and Processing business) amounted to EUR 1 billion. Our 3,800 employees serve customers in 28 countries on six continents. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at