Thomas Ahlström appointed Chairman of Ahlstrom's Nomination Board

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE October 13, 2014 at 17.15

Thomas Ahlström appointed Chairman of Ahlstrom's Nomination Board

Ahlstrom Corporation's Nomination Board has today elected Thomas Ahlström amongst its members as Chairman. The appointment follows the resignation of its former Chairman Pertti Korhonen from Ahlstrom's Board of Directors effective as of October 1, 2014.

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:
Juho Erkheikki
Manager, Financial Communications & Investor Relations
Tel. +358 10 888 4731

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