Arno Ahosniemi appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Kauppalehti

Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release  November 5th, 2012 at 3.30pm


Master of Pol.Sc., Mr Arno Ahosniemi (34) has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of Kauppalehti, the business news media published by Alma Media, as of 1st January 2013. Mr Ahosniemi works currently as the Managing Editor for news in Kauppalehti. He has previously worked as the Editor-in-Chief of the regional newspaper Pohjalainen and prior to that also in several editor and correspondent roles in Kauppalehti.

"The demand for trustworthy and analytical economic journalism is increasing. Kauppalehti will come out of the current media transformation as a winner", says Arno Ahosniemi.

"We aim to even more decisively develop Kauppalehti into the digital realm. The customer chooses in which format to consume economic journalism. Our task is to offer the best quality in all channels."

"I'm very pleased that we found a very professional successor for the long-term, systematic development work of Hannu Leinonen from inside the company. Arno Ahosniemi has played a central role in all recent journalistic development projects of Kauppalehti, and he is ready to lead the renewal towards a multimedia, multichannel future", says Kai Telanne, President and CEO of Alma Media.

The current Editor-in-Chief of Kauppalehti Mr Hannu Leinonen will retire at the end of 2012 as previously agreed.

For more information, please contact:
Arno Ahosniemi, Managing Editor, Kauppalehti, te. +358 40 588 6834
Juha-Petri Loimovuori, Managing Director, Kauppalehti, tel. +358 500 511 036.

Alma Media Corporation
Rauno Heinonen
VP, Corporate Communications and IR

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  • Date: 5.11.2012, 16:30
  • News type: Stock exchange release

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