ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 23 JULY 2007
OLLI-PEKKA MOLLBERG NOMINATED MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR MONSTER OY
Olli-Pekka Mollberg (45), Bachelor in Marketing, has been nominated Managing Director for Monster Oy, which publishes Monster.fi, the leading online recruitment service in Finland. Mollberg starts in his position in 20 August 2007 and reports to Raimo Mäkilä, Senior Vice President, Head of Marketplaces.
"Monster.fi is growing strongly and is the best in its field in Finland. This position was an opportunity that I had to take. Online recruiting advertising is a young business that has a lot of potential", comments Olli-Pekka Mollberg, who previously worked as Field Manager in Suomen Varamiespalvelu Oy.
Monster.fi is Finland's leading online recruitment service. It has continuously increased its market share and in 2006 the number of job vacancies on its pages grew by more than 50% compared to the previous year. Some 220,000 different job applicants visit the Monster.fi pages every month. Monster is owned by Alma Media Corporation (75 %) and Monster Inc. (25 %).
Raimo Mäkilä, Senior Vice President, Head of Marketplaces, tel. +35840 546 1892.
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 totalled 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 http://www.almamedia.fi/home