LAURI HELVE APPOINTED TO ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION’S GROUP EXECUTIVE BOARD FROM 1 MAY 1999

ALMA MEDIA CORP. STOCK EXCHANGE BULLETIN 30 APRIL 1999, 11.00 AM LAURI HELVE APPOINTED TO ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION’S GROUP EXECUTIVE BOARD FROM 1 MAY 1999 Mr Lauri Helve (56) has been appointed to the Group Executive Board of Alma Media Corporation from 1 May 1999. He will also continue as editor-in-chief and publisher of Kauppalehti. On the Group Executive Board, Mr Helve will be responsible for bringing a journalistic perspective to business management and planning in the Alma Media Group. Kauppalehti’s editor-in-chief and Kustannus Oy Kauppalehti’s publisher, Mr Lauri Helve (56), has been appointed to the Group Executive Board of Alma Media Corporation from 1 May 1999. Mr Helve will continue to hold his present positions. He has been editor-in-chief of Kauppalehti since 1988. His previous posts include editor-in-chief of Ilta-Sanomat and head of Helsingin Sanomat’s finance and economics editorial department. Alma Media Corporation’s CEO Matti Packalén stated that the purpose of this appointment is to emphasize journalistic quality and editorial content as the most important competitive factor in a media company’s operations. -Alma Media’s Group Executive Board has so far not had a member with long experience of practical journalism although over the years the Group has grown into a company with more than 600 journalists. Mr Helve will be responsible for representing all the Group’s journalists on the Group Executive Board and for offering his extensive knowhow and perspective, especially in journalistic issues, for the benefit of the entire Group, Mr Packalén said. Ahti Martikainen Vice President, Corporate Communications ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION Distribution: HEX Helsinki Exchanges, principal media
  • Date: 30.4.1999, 08:00
  • News type: Stock exchange release

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