Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 20.7.2009
Ahlstrom Corporation, a leading manufacturer of specialty papers and nonwovens, announces a change in its Corporate Executive Team. Senior Vice President Paul Marold, who is responsible for Ahlstrom's Advanced Nonwovens business area, has elected to resign from Ahlstrom's service in order to pursue other career opportunities. He will leave his position by August 14, 2009.
The Advanced Nonwovens business area will be led by Risto Anttonen, Deputy of the President & CEO, on an interim basis until a permanent successor has been appointed.
Ahlstrom's Advanced Nonwovens business area develops and manufactures nonwoven materials for the food packaging and medical industries.
"I would like to extend my thanks to Paul for his excellent contribution for Ahlstrom and wish him the best of success in his future career", states Jan Lång, President & CEO of Ahlstrom.
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Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance nonwovens and specialty papers. Ahlstrom's materials are used in a large variety of everyday applications, such as filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. Based upon its unique fiber expertise and innovative approach, the company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates. Ahlstrom's 6,100 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2008, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.8 billion. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company website is at www.ahlstrom.com.