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Ahlstrom-Munksjö appoints new EVP of advanced solutions business


October 18, 2019
By P&PC Staff

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö has appointed Markus Westerkamp, the current vice-president of the food packaging business in the specialties area, as the executive vice-president of the advanced solutions business area and a member of the group executive management team as of January 1, 2020.

Westerkamp has been with the company since 1995 in several positions within business, operations and plant management.

Omar Hoek, current executive vice-president of the business area and a member of the group executive management team, has decided to leave Ahlstrom-Munksjö to pursue career opportunities outside the company. He will continue in the current role until end of the year.

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Hans Sohlström, president and CEO of Ahlstrom-Munksjö, welcomes Westerkamp: “Markus is an excellent choice for developing and growing our advanced solutions business further in the new organization. He is a highly regarded leader and well-known for his result-oriented and inclusive way of working. At the same time I want to thank Omar for his valuable contribution to the company over the years and during the intense period of business transformation.”