Munksjö and Ahlstrom complete merger
Ahlstrom-Munksjö is the new name of the company created by the merger of the speciality paper producer Munksjö and Ahlstrom, after the deal closed on 31 March and it was entered into the Finnish commercial register on 1 April. A new logo was introduced at the same time. However, the name is to be replaced by a new company name at a later point in time. The new firm will be managed by present Munksjö CEO Jan Åström as president and CEO. The management team also includes nine other members, including Norbert Mix as Executive Vice President of the Decor division.
The line-up was announced in mid-December. The board of directors is managed by chairman Hans Sohlström, as envisaged, with Peter Seligson and Elisabet Salander Björklund elected as his deputies. The other roles on the 11-person board were filled in accordance with the plans announced at the start of November.