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Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces leadership changes


November 12, 2018
By P&PC Staff

November 12, 2018 – Fibre products supplier Ahlstrom-Munksjö has announced two leadership changes to take place over the coming months.

Pia Aaltonen-Forsell, executive vice-president, CFO and communications and investor relations, will leave Ahlstrom-Munksjö to take up new responsibilities outside the company. She will continue in her current role until end of February 2019.

Sakari Ahdekivi, currently deputy CEO and executive vice-president corporate development, will be appointed deputy CEO and CFO as of March 1, 2019, in addition to his current role. He continues as a member of the group executive team. Ahdekivi 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.

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Hans Sohlström, president and CEO, says, “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.”