Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release 6 August 2008 at 13.00
TUOMAS ITKONEN APPOINTED CFO AT ALMA MEDIA
Tuomas Itkonen (39), M. Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed CFO of Alma Media. He will also join Alma Media's Group Executive Team and will report to Alma Media's President and CEO Kai Telanne.
Currently Tuomas Itkonen works at Altia Corporation as CFO and a member of the management team. Prior to that, he held several managerial positions at Nokia Networks, including the position of Director, Finance and Control in the Radio Networks business unit.
Tuomas Itkonen will start at Alma Media in the beginning of November at the latest. The current CFO of Alma Media, Teemu Kangas-Kärki, has been appointed CFO at Fiskars Corporation.
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION
For further information, please contact:
Kai Telanne, Alma Media Corporation, tel. +358 10 665 3500
Tuomas Itkonen, tel. +358 400 379 966
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a profitably growing and internationally expanding company that invests in the future of newspapers and online media. Its best known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
Net sales in 2007 totalled EUR 329 million and the operating margin was over 19%. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the OMX Exchange's Nordic List, trading code ALN1V.