Members of Ahlstrom's Nomination Board

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE July 29, 2013 at 12.00

Ahlstrom Corporation's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) decided on March 27, 2013 to establish a Shareholders' Nomination Board to prepare proposals to the AGM for the election and remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors and the remuneration of the Board committees and the Nomination Board.

According to the decision of the AGM, the Nomination Board comprises representatives of the three largest shareholders of Ahlstrom as of May 31, 2013, and in addition, Chairman of the company's Board of Directors and a person nominated by the company's Board of Directors as members.

The following persons have been elected as members of the Nomination Board: Alexander Ehrnrooth (Vimpu Intressenter Ab), Thomas Ahlström (Antti Ahlström Perilliset Oy) and Risto Murto (Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company). Pertti Korhonen, Chairman of the Board, and Anders Moberg, member of the Board, are also members of the Nomination Board.

On July 29, 2013, the organization meeting of the Nomination Board elected Pertti Korhonen amongst its members as Chairman. The Nomination Board will give its proposals to the Board of Directors by January 31, 2014 at the latest.

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