Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE June 18, 2012 at 12.45
Ahlstrom's Board of Directors has today appointed Thomas Ahlström as a non-board member of its Nomination Committee. He will replace Carl Ahlström, who has informed the board that he is no longer available for the position.
Thomas Ahlström represents Antti Ahlström Perilliset Oy, which is the biggest shareholder of Ahlstrom. In addition to three board members, the Nomination Committee consists of two non-board members representing major shareholders. The composition of the committee aims at increasing shareholder influence in nomination matters.
As of June 18, 2012, the members of the Nomination Committee are Peter Seligson, Pertti Korhonen, Anders Moberg as well as the non-board members Risto Murto and Thomas Ahlström.
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Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a high performance materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. Our products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, such as filters, medical gowns and drapes, wallcoverings, flooring, labels and food packaging. We have a leading market position in the businesses in which we operate. Our 5,200 employees serve customers in 28 countries on six continents. In 2011, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.6 billion. The company's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information is available at www.ahlstrom.com.