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Jan Lang appointed President & CEO of Ahlstrom
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Aug '08
The Board of Directors of Ahlstrom Corporation has appointed M.Sc. (Econ.) Jan Lång President & CEO of the company. He will take over the responsibility as from January 1, 2009.

Mr. Lång (born 1957) joins Ahlstrom from the position of President and CEO of Uponor Corporation. He has been working for Uponor since 2003. Prior to that he was working at Huhtamaki Corporation in various senior executive positions.

Ahlstrom's Chairman of the Board, Peter Seligson:
"We are pleased to welcome Jan Lång to Ahlstrom. His extensive experience and excellent leadership capabilities in global organizations coupled with his strong profitability focus make him an excellent addition to Ahlstrom's team", he says.

Mr. Risto Anttonen continues as CEO until December 31, 2008. After that he will assume the role of Deputy CEO and will continue as a member of the Corporate Executive Team until he retires in 2010, at the latest.

"During the past months, Risto Anttonen has skillfully led the company towards performance improvement in a challenging business environment, and kept the momentum in the implementation of Ahlstrom's growth strategy", Peter Seligson says.

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