Two key personnel changes have taken place at Suominen Nonwovens. In the first, Sakari Santa-Paavola has been appointed vice president and general manager of Suominen Nonwovens. He has been working as commercial director of the company since early 2005 and has worked for Suominen for 20 years. Mr. Santa-Paavola will report to Esa Palttala, executive vice president of wipes and nonwovens. Additionally, Henri Laitervo has been appointed sales director of Suominen Nonwovens. In this position he is responsible for sales and sales development of Suominen Nonwovens as well as marketing and sales personnel. He will report to Mr. Santa-Paavola. Both appointments became effective January 1, 2006.