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President & CEO and the Group Management

The President and CEO of Alma Media Corporation is Mr Kai Telanne. The President and CEO is supported by a Group Executive Team comprising ten members.

  • Kai Telanne

    • President and CEO, Chairman
    • In the current position since 2005
    • Date of birth: 1964
    • Member of the Executive Management Team since 2005
    • M.Sc. (Econ.)

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  • Juha Nuutinen

    • CFO
    • In the current position since 2012
    • Date of birth: 1972
    • Member of the Executive Management Team since 2012
    • M.Sc. (Econ.)

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  • Santtu Elsinen

    • Chief Digital Officer (CDO)
    • In the current position since 2016
    • Year of birth: 1972
    • Member of the Executive Management Team since 2016
    • B.Sc.-level studies in Economics

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  • Virpi Juvonen

    • Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    • In the current position since 2013
    • Date of birth: 1963
    • Member of the Executive Management Team since 2012
    • M.Sc. (Soc.)

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  • Tiina Järvilehto

    • SVP, Media Sales and Marketing
    • In the current position since 2015
    • Date of birth: 1970
    • Member of the Executive Management Team since 2017
    • M Sc (Econ.)

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  • Vesa-Pekka Kirsi

    • Senior Vice President, AlmaCareer
    • In the current position since 2019
    • Date of birth: 1969
    • Member of the Executive Management Team since 2019
    • BA, Hon. In Business Management

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  • Kari Kivelä

    • Senior Vice President, Alma Consumer
    • In the current position since 2005
    • Date of birth: 1959
    • Member of the Executive Management Team since 2005
    • M.Sc. (Soc.), MBA

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  • Mikko Korttila

    • General Counsel, Legal Affairs, M&A and Corporate Development; Secretary to the Board of Directors of Alma Media
    • In the current position since 2007
    • Date of birth: 1962
    • Member of the Executive Management Team since 2008
    • Master of Laws, Master of Laws trained on the bench, eMBA

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  • Elina Kukkonen

    • Senior Vice President, Communications and Brand
    • In the current position since 2017
    • Year of birth: 1970
    • Member of the Group Executive Team since 2017
    • Doctor of Business Administration DBA (KTT)

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  • Juha-Petri Loimovuori

    • Managing Director of Alma Talent Oy
    • In the current position since 2016
    • Date of birth: 1964
    • Member of the Executive Management Team since 2006
    • M.Sc. (Econ.)

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The President and CEO is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company in accordance with the guidelines and instructions of the Board of Directors. The President and CEO is responsible for the company’s accounts conforming to legislation and its assets being reliably managed. The President and CEO must supply all information necessary for the appropriate working of the Board of Directors to the Board or any of its members.

The President and CEO may undertake matters that are exceptional or have wide-ranging consequences with regard to the scope and nature of the company’s business only through authorisation by the Board of Directors or in the event that a Board decision cannot be waited for without causing essential damage to the company’s operation. In the latter case, the Board must be notified of the action taken as soon as possible.

The President and CEO, Mr Kai Telanne, is supported by a Group Executive Team comprising Kari Kivelä (Senior Vice President, Alma Consumer), Juha-Petri Loimovuori (Senior Vice President, Alma Talent), Vesa-Pekka Kirsi (Senior Vice President, Alma Markets), Santtu Elsinen (CDO), Juha Nuutinen (CFO), Mikko Korttila (General Counsel), Elina Kukkonen (Senior Vice President, Communications and Brand) and Virpi Juvonen (Senior Vice President, Human Resources).

The Group Executive Team prepares the monthly reports, investments, Group guidelines and policies, long-range plans, action plans covering the following 12 months, and the financial statements for confirmation by the Board of Directors. The Group Executive Team normally meets once a month.