Composition of Ahlstrom's Nomination Board

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE June 6, 2014 at 16.15

Composition of Ahlstrom's Nomination Board

Ahlstrom Corporation's three largest registered shareholders on May 31, 2014 have nominated the following persons as their representatives in the Shareholders' Nomination Board of Ahlstrom:

  • Thomas Ahlström (Ahlström Capital Oy and the shareholders listed below)
  • Alexander Ehrnrooth (Vimpu Intressenter Ab and Belgrano Investments Oy)
  • 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.

Holdings by a group of shareholders who have agreed to nominate a joint representative to the Nomination Board have been summed up when calculating the share of all the voting rights, provided that the shareholders in question have presented a joint written request to that effect together with a copy of such an agreement to the Chairman of the Board no later than May 30, 2014.

Ahlstrom has been informed that two such agreements have been made. The combined shareholding of Ahlstrom Capital Oy, Peter Seligson, Niklas Lund, Johan Gullichsen, Kasper Kylmälä, Michael Sumelius and Carl Ahlström amounted to 8,234,635 (17.6%). The combined shareholding of Vimpu Intressenter Ab and Belgrano Investments Oy totaled 5,450,000 (11.7%).

The shareholding of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company amounted to 1,532,200 (3.3%).

On June 6, 2014, 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, 2015 at the latest.

The Nomination Board comprises representatives of the three largest shareholders of Ahlstrom as of May 31, 2014, and in addition, Chairman of the company's Board of Directors and a person nominated by the company's Board of Directors as members. Its duties include preparing proposals to the Annual General Meeting for the election and remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors and the remuneration of the Board committees and the Nomination Board.

For more information, please contact:
Liisa Nyyssönen
Vice President, Communications
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Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a high performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. We aim to grow with a product offering for clean and healthy environment. Our materials are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcoverings and food packaging. In 2013, Ahlstrom's net sales from the continuing operations amounted to EUR 1 billion. Our 3,500 employees serve customers in 24 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at