President & CEO and the Group Management

The President and CEO of Alma Media Corporation is Mr Kai Telanne. The President and CEO is supported by a Group Executive Team comprising ten members.



  • Kai Telanne

    • President and CEO, Chairman
    • In the current position since 2005
    • Date of birth: 1964
    • M.Sc. (Econ.)

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  • Juha Nuutinen

    • CFO
    • In the current position since 2012
    • Date of birth: 1972
    • M.Sc. (Econ.)

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  • Santtu Elsinen

    • Chief Digital Officer (CDO)
    • In the current position since: 2016
    • Year of birth: 1972
    • B.Sc.-level studies in Economics

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  • Kari Juutilainen

    • Senior Vice President, Alma Regions
    • In the current position since 2012
    • Date of birth: 1956
    • Student of social science

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  • Virpi Juvonen

    • Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    • In the current position since 2013
    • Date of birth: 1963
    • M.Sc. (Soc.)

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  • Tiina Järvilehto

    • SVP, Media Sales and Marketing
    • In the current position since 2015
    • Date of birth: 1970
    • M Sc (Econ.)

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  • Kari Kivelä

    • Senior Vice President, Publisher of Alma News & Life
    • In the current position since 2005
    • Date of birth: 1959
    • M.Sc. (Soc.), MBA

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  • Mikko Korttila

     
    • General Counsel, Legal Affairs, M&A and Corporate Development; Secretary to the Board of Directors of Alma Media
    • In the current position since 2007
    • Date of birth: 1962
    • Master of Laws, Master of Laws trained on the bench, eMBA

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  • Juha-Petri Loimovuori

    • Managing Director of Alma Talent Oy
    • In the current position since 2016
    • Date of birth: 1964
    • M.Sc. (Econ.)

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  • Raimo Mäkilä

    • Senior Vice President, Head of Alma Markets
    • In the current position since 1999
    • Date of birth: 1958
    • M.Sc. (Eng.)

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  • Rauno Heinonen

    • Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and IR and secretary to the Group Executive Team
    • In the current position since 2007
    • Date of birth: 1964
    • M.Sc. (Soc.)

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The President and CEO is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company in accordance with the guidelines and instructions of the Board of Directors. The President and CEO is responsible for the company's accounts conforming to legislation and its assets being reliably managed. The President and CEO must supply all information necessary for the appropriate working of the Board of Directors to the Board or any of its members.

The President and CEO may undertake matters that are exceptional or have wide-ranging consequences with regard to the scope and nature of the company's business only through authorisation by the Board of Directors or in the event that a Board decision cannot be waited for without causing essential damage to the company's operation. In the latter case, the Board must be notified of the action taken as soon as possible.

The President and CEO, Mr Kai Telanne, is supported by a Group Executive Team comprising Kari Juutilainen (Senior Vice President, Alma Regions), Kari Kivelä (Senior Vice President, Publisher of Alma News & Life), Juha-Petri Loimovuori (Senior Vice President, Alma Talent), Raimo Mäkilä (Senior Vice President, Alma Markets), Santtu Elsinen (CDO), Juha Nuutinen (CFO), Mikko Korttila (General Counsel), and Virpi Juvonen (Senior Vice President, Human Resources). The secretary of the Group Executive Team is Rauno Heinonen (Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations).

The Group Executive Team prepares the monthly reports, investments, Group guidelines and policies, long-range plans, action plans covering the following 12 months, and the financial statements for confirmation by the Board of Directors. The Group Executive Team normally meets once a month. The Group Executive Team met 21 times in 2015.