Changes in the Executive Management Team of Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE September 17, 2013 at 15.00 EET

Seppo Parvi, CFO and Executive Vice President, Food and Medical business area, has resigned from Ahlstrom Corporation on September 17, 2013, to continue his career outside the company.

Seppo Parvi joined Ahlstrom in 2009 and has been a member of the Executive Management Team and deputy to the President since that time. He will leave Ahlstrom during the first quarter of 2014.

Mr. Parvi's successor will be nominated in due course.

We want to express our warmest thanks to Seppo for his valuable contribution during his time at Ahlstrom and wish him all the best in his future challenges.

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 24 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at