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Taru Lehtinen appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Alma Media and member of the Group Executive Team

Alma Media Corporation                Stock exchange release / Changes in the management               19 July 2023 at 8.15 a.m. EET 

TARU LEHTINEN APPOINTED AS THE NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) OF ALMA MEDIA AND MEMBER OF THE GROUP EXECUTIVE TEAM 

Taru Lehtinen MSc (Economics), 46, has been appointed as the new CFO and member of the Group Executive Team of Alma Media. Taru Lehtinen will take up the position on November 1, 2023. She will report to the President and CEO of the Group. Juha Nuutinen, CFO and Group Executive team member, announced earlier he will leave Alma Media to assume a new position outside the company. 

Lehtinen will transfer to position from Alma Talent, where she has acted as the Director of Alma Talent Services. Previously she has worked in the group`s finance team in various leading positions responsible of financial reporting and business controlling. Prior to Alma Media Lehtinen held the position of an Auditor in Ernst & Young Oy and qualified as an authorized public accountant (APA) in 2007. 

“I would like to convey my sincere gratitude of the past eleven years to Juha and thank him for his excellent contribution towards Alma Media's internationalisation, digital transformation strategy and finance. The journey together has involved a great number of acquisitions and divestments where Juha`s role for success has been central“, says Kai Telanne, CEO of Alma Media and continues: 

"At the same time, I am glad to have Taru to take the position of next CFO of Alma Media. Knowledge of Alma Media's strategy, financial position, operations and personnel coupled with strong business acumen form an excellent basis for this role, says Kai Telanne, President and CEO of Alma Media Group."  

"I am very much looking forward as a CFO to be able to combine the expertise and experience I have gained over the past 15 years working in various operations in Alma. Our professional financial team plays an important role in building Alma Media's future and we create a solid foundation for strategic decision-making", says Taru Lehtinen. 

For more information, please contact: 

Kai Telanne, President and CEO, tel. +358 10 665 3500 

Distribution: NASDAQ Helsinki, main media, www.almamedia.fi  

Alma Media in brief

Alma Media is an international company of digital media, marketplaces and services with a strong capacity for renewal. We inspire human curiosity and choice by creating services that combine technology and content with a local heart. In Finland, our best-known brands include Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Jobly, Etuovi.com, Nettiauto and Nettimoto. Our recruitment services include prace.cz and jobs.cz in the Czech Republic, Profesia.sk in Slovakia and mojposao.net in Croatia.

In Finland, our business operations include leading housing and automotive marketplaces, financial and professional media, national consumer media and content and data services for businesses and professionals. Alma Media’s international business in Eastern Central Europe, Sweden and the Baltic countries consists of recruitment services and an online marketplace for commercial properties.

Alma Media operates in 11 countries in Europe and employs approximately 1,700 professionals. Alma Media’s revenue from continuing operations was EUR 309 million in 2022 of which the share of digital business was 81%. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.fi/en/.

  • Published: 19.7.2023, 08:15
  • Category: Stock exchange release

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