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Jan Lång has started as Ahlstrom´s President and CEO


As announced earlier, Jan Lång has been appointed President & CEO of Ahlstrom Corporation as from January 1, 2009, and he has herewith started in his new position.

As from January 1, 2009, Ahlstrom’s interim CEO Risto Anttonen has been appointed Deputy of the President & CEO, and he will continue as a member of the Corporate Executive Team.

Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance fiber-based materials. Nonwovens and specialty papers, made by Ahlstrom, are used in a large variety of everyday products, such as filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. Based upon its unique fiber expertise and innovative approach, the company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates. Ahlstrom’s 6,500 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2007, Ahlstrom’s net sales amounted to EUR 1.8 billion. Ahlstrom’s share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company website is


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