Change in the composition of Ahlstrom’s Board of Directors

Kristina Schauman

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Kristina Schauman has been appointed as a member of Ahlstrom’s Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee.

Kristina is an independent board professional with extensive experience in leading Audit Committees. She is currently a member of the board of directors in several listed companies, including Viaplay Group, AFRY, Coor, and BEWi ASA, and for the private companies Danads AB and Ellos. She serves as Chair of the Audit Committee in AFRY, Coor, BEWi ASA and Ellos.

In addition to her board roles, Kristina has deep experience in the industrial manufacturing industry and has held several leading positions in industries such as engineering, financial services, and pharmaceuticals. Most recently, she has been CFO for Billerud, Apoteket, Carnegie Investment Bank, and OMX.

Kristina is a partner and owner of advisory firm Calea AB and a member of the advisory board of MVI Fund I and II, Nordic buy-out funds focusing on investing in small caps in the private market.

Kristina is a Swedish citizen and has a degree in Business Administration and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics.

"I am very pleased to welcome Kristina to the Board and as a Chair of the Audit Committee. With her extensive experience in driving audit committee agendas, as well as her industrial manufacturing background, Kristina brings valuable expertise to our effort to further develop Ahlstrom. As a team, we are well equipped to lead the growth transformation and maximize the long-term value of Ahlstrom," says Chairman of the Board Ivano Sessa.

More information on the Board of Directors of Ahlstrom:

Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a global leader in combining fibers into sustainable specialty materials. Our purpose is to Purify and Protect, with Every Fiber, for a Sustainable World. Our vision is to be the Preferred Sustainable Specialty Materials Company for all our stakeholders. We serve five growing and distinctive end markets, which form the basis for our five divisions: Filtration, Food & Consumer Packaging, Healthcare, Building Materials, and Technical Materials. Our net sales in 2022 for continuing operations amounted to EUR 3.3 billion and we employ some 7,000 people. Read more at


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