AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ PRESS RELEASE JUNE 28, 2022 at 13:45 EEST
Effective September 26, Emmanuelle Picard will take on the role as Executive Vice President of the Building Materials division of Ahlstrom-Munksjö. As a new member of the Executive Management Team, she will bring valuable industry experience and insight into the building material business development, which will support Ahlstrom-Munksjö in achieving its vision of becoming the Preferred Sustainable Specialty Materials Company.
Starting September 26, Emmanuelle Picard is appointed EVP of the Building Materials division at Ahlstrom-Munksjö and a member of the Executive Management Team.
With a multi-year career within the building materials industry, Emmanuelle is well-equipped to lead the newly established division and pursue the strategic objectives of Ahlstrom-Munksjö. She joins the company directly from the position of Managing Director at Wipak’s plastic packaging business. She has previously worked at Saint Gobain, Imerys and ITW Construction, clearly illustrating her profile as highly experienced in a B2B setting with sustainable development ambitions.
On June 15, Ahlstrom-Munksjö announced the next step in its strategy execution, building a stronger company for a sustainable future and capturing growth opportunities. Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s strategic ambition for 2025 is to become the leader in combining fibers into performance materials that serve the company’s purpose to Purify and Protect, with Every Fiber, for a Sustainable World.
As of July 1, the Group will serve five growing and distinctive end markets to further enhance its competitive advantages and enhance value creation for its stakeholders. The five divisions are: Filtration, Food & Consumer Packaging, Healthcare, Building Materials, and Technical Materials. The divisions will be supported by global functions and centers of excellence for scale, synergies, and excellence.
“I am excited to welcome Emmanuelle Picard to the Executive Management Team of Ahlstrom-Munksjö as the new EVP of Building Materials. I look forward to the valuable insights and knowledge that she will bring to the company. Her experience of working with sustainability within the construction sector will be a great asset in our continued strategy execution,” says President and CEO Hans Sohlström.
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Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in combining fibers into sustainable and technical advanced specialty materials. Our purpose is to Purify and Protect, with Every Fiber, for a Sustainable World. Our vision is to be the Preferred Sustainable Specialty Materials Company for all our stakeholders. We serve five growing and distinctive end markets, which form the basis for our five divisions: Filtration, Food & Consumer Packaging, Healthcare, Building Materials, and Technical Materials. Our annual net sales 2021 amounted to EUR 3.1 billion and we employ some 8,000 people. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com