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Jean-Marie Becker has left Suominen

As a consequence of the structural and management changes announced by Suominen Corporation in 30 September 2013 and effective as of 1 January 2014, Mr Jean-Marie Becker, former Executive Vice President, Nonwovens, has left Suominen in January 2014 to pursue new challenges outside the company.

“I want to warmly thank Jean-Marie for his remarkable contribution for Suominen. His experience of nonwovens is decades-long and in many ways unique in kind, and his role was crucial in the successful integration of the businesses acquired from Ahlstrom in 2011. I find it very unfortunate that we could not find a solution for the continuation of his career within Suominen”, says Nina Kopola, President & CEO of Suominen Corporation.

For further information, please contact: Nina Kopola, President & CEO, tel. +358 10 214 300



Suominen in brief

Suominen supplies its industrial and retail customers with nonwovens and flexible packaging for use in consumer products worldwide. Suominen is the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes. The company employs more than 1,000 people in Europe and in the United States. Suominen’s net sales in 2013 amounted to MEUR 433.1 and operating profit excluding non-recurring items was MEUR 18.3 (continuing operations). The Suominen share (SUY1V) is listed in NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange. Read more at www.suominen.fi.