Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 9.1.2009
Rami Raulas, born 1961, M.Sc. (Econ.), is appointed Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing and member of the Corporate Executive Team as of February 1, 2009. He has an extensive international business management experience and he has been based during his career in Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom and Germany. He joins Ahlstrom from Meadville Enterprises (HK) Ltd. He was previously working as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing in Aspocomp Group. Prior to that Rami Raulas worked in various managerial positions in sales and marketing e.g. in Fujitsu Siemens Computers.
Laura Raitio, previously Senior Vice President, Marketing, was appointed Senior Vice President, Glass and Industrial Nonwovens as from January 1, 2009, as announced earlier.
Jan Lång, President and CEO
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Senior Vice President, Glass and Industrial Nonwovens
Tel. +358 10 888 4766
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Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance fiber-based materials. Nonwovens and specialty papers, made by Ahlstrom, are used in a large variety of everyday products, 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 6,500 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2007, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.8 billion. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company website is www.ahlstrom.com.