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Ahlstrom Announces Key Appointments

December 1, 2009

Ahlstrom Corp. has named Jouni Kallio group treasurer. Mr. Kallio joins Ahlstrom from Aventum Fund Management where he served as director, fund manager. Prior to his previous position, Mr. Kallio spent almost 20 years in various treasury positions at Stora Enso in Helsinki, Brussels and London.

Kari Kohonen was named group controller effective January 1, 2010. Mr. Kohonen is currently vice president, internal audit and has been with Ahlstrom since 1980 serving in various financial positions.

Kari Suominen was named chief information officer. Mr. Suominen joins Ahlstrom from Konecranses, where he had been working since 2002 in various senior management positions. His last position was as director of manufacturing operations.
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