Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 26.1.2010 at 16.00
William "Bill" Casey, born 1959, B.Sc., Chem. Eng; MBA, is appointed Senior Vice President, Advanced Nonwovens, in Ahlstrom's Corporate Executive Team as of February 8, 2010. He will be based in Windsor Locks, CT, USA.
Casey has extensive experience in the industries in which Ahlstrom operates. His latest position was Chief Operations Officer at Shawmut Corporation in 2008 and 2009. Shawmut Corporation is a supplier of laminates for the automotive industry.
Before that, Casey has made a long career (1986-2008) at Freudenberg Nonwovens, latest as CEO of Freudenberg Nonwovens Limited Partnership, USA. In addition, he has held various positions in the company in R&D, plant management and in global general management of different divisions.
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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 products 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 6,000 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.