Ahlstrom-Munksjö Appoints Deputy CEO & CFO

EVP, CFO and Communications & Investor Relations Pia Aaltonen-Forsell has informed that she will leave Ahlstrom-Munksjö (Finland) to take up new responsibilities outside the company. She will continue in her current role until end of Feb. 2019.

Sakari Ahdekivi, currently Deputy CEO and EVO Corporate Development, is appointed Deputy CEO and CFO as of Mar. 1, 2019, in addition to his current role. He continues as a member of the group executive team. Sakari has previously held CFO positions in publicly listed companies Ahlstrom Oyj, YIT Oyj and Huhtamäki Oyj. In addition he has acted both as CFO and Managing Director of Tamro Oy as well as interim CEO of Ahlstrom Oyj during the merger process with Munksjö Oyj.

Hans Sohlström, President and CEO said: "I want to thank Pia for her valuable contribution as CFO in an intense period of transformation and strong growth and wish her all the best in her new responsibilities. I am pleased that Sakari has agreed to take up Pia’s responsibilities in addition to his current responsibilities. Sakari’s broad experience is valuable for the company during our path of profitable growth and value creation."