Robin Ahlström appointed Chairman of the Board of Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE October 1, 2014 at 14.45

Robin Ahlström appointed Chairman of the Board of Ahlstrom

The Board of Directors of Ahlstrom Corporation has today elected Robin Ahlström as Chairman of the Board as of October 1, 2014. Pertti Korhonen's resignation from the Board and the Chairman position was announced earlier today.

Robin Ahlström (b. 1946) has served as Vice Chairman of the Board since 2014 and as member of the Board since 2013. In his new role, Mr. Ahlström will also become a member of the Shareholders' Nomination Board.

In addition, the current Board member Markus Rauramo was appointed Chairman and member of the Human Resources Committee.

As of today, there will be seven members on the Board of Directors of Ahlstrom. The term of the Board of Directors will expire at the close of the next Annual General Meeting.

For more information, please contact:
Liisa Nyyssönen,
VP 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. 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