ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 20 APRIL 2007
KARI JUUTILAINEN APPOINTED AS PUBLISHER OF SUOMEN PAIKALLISSANOMAT
Mr. Kari Juutilainen has been appointed as Publisher for Suomen Paikallissanomat Oy as of 1st May 2007. Kari Juutilainen reports to Mr.Jorma Valkama, the Managing Director of Suomen Paikallissanomat Oy. Juutilainen has previously been working as Publishing Director for Suomen Paikallisanomat Oy.
Suomen Paikallissanomat Oy publishes 15 local newspapers and six free sheets around Finland. The company is part of Alma Media Corporation.
For additional information, please contact:
Jorma Valkama, Managing Director, tel +358 40 506 6967.
Alma Media is a profitably growing and internationally expanding company that invests in the future of newspapers and the online media. Its best known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
Net sales in 2006 totaled EUR 302 million and the operating margin was 16 %. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the OMX Nordic Exchange's Nordic List, trading code ALN1V. More information at www.almamedia.fi.