Sakari Ahdekivi has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Management Team at Ahlstrom. He will join Ahlstrom on February 1, 2014.
Prior to Ahlstrom, Mr. Ahdekivi was Managing Director at Tamro Finland and Baltics. He has also held CFO positions at Tamro, YIT, and Huhtamäki, and various financial controlling positions at ABB.
"Sakari Ahdekivi has a broad experience from many international companies operating in different industries, and I am pleased that he will join us. At this point, let me also express my warmest thanks for the great contribution Seppo Parvi has made to the execution of the major transformation at Ahlstrom during the last years," said Jan Lång, President & CEO, Ahlstrom.
Current CFO Seppo Parvi, also EVP, Food and Medical Business Area, will leave Ahlstrom at the end of January 2014.