Changes in Management Team: Alma Media appoints Vesa-Pekka Kirsi as Senior Vice President of Alma Markets and member of the Group Executive Team of Alma Media
Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release 16 July 2019 at 2 p.m. (EEST)
CHANGES IN MANAGEMENT TEAM: ALMA MEDIA APPOINTS VESA-PEKKA KIRSI AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ALMA MARKETS AND MEMBER OF THE GROUP EXECUTIVE TEAM OF ALMA MEDIA
BA Vesa-Pekka Kirsi (b. 1969) has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Alma Markets and a member of Group Executive Team. He will take the position September 1st 2019 at the latest. Kirsi has been working in various business management positions since 2011 at Fonecta, and most recently as the Business Unit Director of Fonecta’s B2B business unit. He has previously led positions in international business, sales and marketing including Tanla Solutions, Openbit Ltd. and Nokia.
– Kirsi’s versatile experience in international business management and in digital new business development provides a good ground for leading our highly profitable and growing Alma Markets business segment, Alma Media President and CEO Kai Telanne says.
–Well managed Alma Media is a company already long way in its digital transformation. The solid growing and international Alma Markets is the most interesting part of the Alma Media. I will take up the challenge with relish as well as a great opportunity, says Vesa–Pekka Kirsi.
For more information: Kai Telanne, President and CEO, Alma Media, tel: +358 10 665 3500
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Distribution: NASDAQ Helsinki, main media, www.almamedia.com
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Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Alma Media builds sustainable growth for its customers by utilising the opportunities of digitalisation, including information services, system and expert services and advertising solutions. Alma Media’s operations have expanded from Finland to the Nordic countries, the Baltics and Central Europe. Alma Media employs approximately 1,900 professionals (excluding delivery employees), of which approximately 30% work outside Finland. Alma Media’s revenue in 2018 was EUR 354.6 million. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.com.