Alma Media Corporation Stock exchange release April 2, 2012 at 14:15 (EEST)
THE IMPACTS OF ALMA MEDIA'S ORGANISATIONAL CHANGES ON THE COMPOSITION OF THE GROUP EXECUTIVE TEAM
Alma Media renewed its organisation at the beginning of 2012. The most significant organisational changes included the integration of the regional and local newspaper units into new Alma Regional Media business unit; the establishment of a new digital development and service unit, Alma Diverso; and the centralisation of support functions from the business units to the corporate level.
Simultaneously, Alma Media has revised its management system, the composition of its Group Executive Team and the responsibilities of the members of the Group Executive Team.
The members of the Group Executive Team are:
Kai Telanne, President and CEO (Chairman of the Group Executive Team)
Pekka Heinänen, Vice President, Human Resources (Group Human Resources)
Tuomas Itkonen, CFO (Group Finance)
Kari Juutilainen, Senior Vice President (Alma Regional Media)
Kari Kivelä, Publisher (Iltalehti)
Mikko Korttila, General Counsel (Legal Affairs, M&A, Corporate Development)
Juha-Petri Loimovuori, Senior Vice President (Kauppalehti Group)
Raimo Mäkilä, Senior Vice President (Marketplaces)
Minna Nissinen, Senior Vice President (Alma Diverso).
Rauno Heinonen, Vice President, Corporate Communications and IR, will continue as the secretary of the Group Executive Team.
Jouko Jokinen, Executive Editor-in-Chief of Aamulehti, has resigned from the Group Executive Team as of April 1, 2012 and continues as a member of the Executive Team of Alma Aluemedia.
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION
Vice President, Communications and IR
For further information, please contact:
Kai Telanne, President and CEO, tel. +358 10 665 3500
Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy, principal media
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a dynamic media company whose best-known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. The company's net sales in 2011 totalled MEUR 316.2 with an operating margin of 13.3 per cent. Alma Media's share (ALN1V) is listed in the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Exchange. Read more at