Ahlstrom-Munksjö: Changes in the Executive Management Team

AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE APRIL 24, 2018 at 8:43 CEST (9:43 EEST)

Pia Aaltonen-Forsell, Executive Vice President and CFO, a member of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Executive Management Team, will assume the responsibility for Communications and Investor Relations in addition to her CFO role as of April 24,2018.

Dan Adrianzon, who is currently leading the integration project following the merger between Ahlstrom and Munksjö, has been appointed Executive Vice President, People and Safety and a member of the Executive Management Team as of 24 April 2018. In addition, he continues to lead the integration project. Dan Adrianzon has held several senior management positions in general management and in finance and control in Ahlstrom-Munksjö and prior to that in Munksjö since 1998. Between 1985 and 1997 he held various positions within the French Group Saint Gobain, both in Sweden and in France.

“By changing the Executive Management Team composition, we want to increase speed and agility to react, streamline our Head Office organization and encourage talented persons to active rotation. I consider all these aspects very important for the company development in the future,” says Hans Sohlström, President and CEO of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Corporation.

Åsa Jackson, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Health & Safety and Anna Selberg, Executive Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations have agreed to leave the company.

“I wish to thank both Åsa Jackson and Anna Selberg for their valuable contributions in Ahlstrom-Munksjö. They have had an important role in developing corporate functions and supporting our businesses. I wish them the best success going forward”, says Hans Sohlström.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö's Executive Management Team as of 24 April 2018 is as follows:

- Hans Sohlström, President and CEO

- Sakari Ahdekivi, Deputy CEO and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development

- Pia Aaltonen-Forsell, Executive Vice President and CFO

- Dan Adrianzon, Executive Vice President, People and Safety

- Daniele Borlatto, Executive Vice President, Industrial Solutions

- Fulvio Capussotti, Executive Vice President, Filtration & Performance

- Andreas Elving, Executive Vice President Legal and General Counsel

- Omar Hoek, Executive Vice President, Specialties

- Tomas Wulkan, Executive Vice President, Decor

All the members of the Executive Management Team will report to the President and CEO.

For further information, please contact:

Hans Sohlström, President and CEO, tel. +358 10 888 2520

Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide. Our offerings include decor paper, filter media, release liners, abrasive backings, nonwovens, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, food packaging and labeling, tape, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics. Combined annual net sales are about EUR 2.2 billion and we employ 6,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide. Our offerings include decor paper, filter media, release liners, abrasive backings, nonwovens, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, food packaging and labeling, tape, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics. Combined annual net sales are about EUR 2.2 billion and we employ 6,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. Read more at www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com.

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