Alma Media Corporation Press Release 23 November 2009
JAAKKO LINTUNEN APPOINTED HEAD OF MEDIA SALES CHAIN AT ALMA MEDIA
Mr Jaakko Lintunen, M. Sc. (Econ.) and Media Marketing Director of Alma Media's Aamulehti, has been appointed Head of Media Sales chain at Alma Media. In addition to his new role, Jaakko Lintunen, 38, will continue in his current position at Aamulehti.
-Alma Media's newspaper brands reach today more people than ever, thanks to the rapid development of our online services. By combining printed and online products we can offer our customers superior solutions that make a difference. Especially in developing and commercialising these solutions, Group-wide internal cooperation has great potential, says Jaakko Lintunen.
Chaining operations means cooperation between Alma Media's business units, directed by the Chain Executive Team. The objective of chaining is to develop internal cooperation and enable the utilisation of the Group's best resources across business units. Alma Media has eight chains: Editorial offices, Consumer marketing, Media sales, Marketing communications and research, Newspaper delivery, Printing, Human resources and Information and production technology.
For further information, please contact:
Minna Nissinen, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chaining Operations, Alma Media Corporation, tel. +358 10 665 3929
Jaakko Lintunen, Director, Media Marketing, Kustannus Oy Aamulehti, tel. +358 50 560 6346
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a profitable and internationally expanding company that invests in the future of newspapers and online media. Its best known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
Net sales in 2008 totalled EUR 341 million and the operating margin was over 14%. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Please visit www.almamedia.com for further information.