Liisa Nyyssönen appointed Vice President, Corporate Communications at Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE 3.2.2011 at 11.20

Liisa Nyyssönen (M.Sc. Econ) has been appointed Vice President, Corporate Communications at Ahlstrom Corporation as of 1 February, 2011.

Her responsibility area includes external and internal communications as well as investor relations. She reports to Paula Aarnio, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Sustainability.

Nyyssönen joins Ahlstrom from the Helsinki office of the international PR agency Hill and Knowlton, where she worked as Director, Corporate Communications, responsible for strategic and operative messaging and consultancy for clients across industries. Previously she has worked at Nokia Group for 14 years, where she held several global senior level positions in communications and corporate marketing.

Niina Suhonen, previous head of Ahlstrom's Communications, has left the company at the end of 2010 to pursue new challenges outside the company.

Further information
Liisa Nyyssönen
Vice President, Communications
Tel. +358 10 888 4757

Paula Aarnio
Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Sustainability
Tel: + 358 10 888 4732 

Ahlstrom in brief

Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance nonwovens and specialty papers. Ahlstrom's products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, 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 5,700 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2010, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.9 billion. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company website is at