ALMA MEDIA CORP. STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE April 25, 2008 at 2 pm
TEEMU KANGAS-KÄRKI, CFO OF ALMA MEDIA RESIGNS
Mr. Teemu Kangas-Kärki, CFO and a member of the Corporate Executive Team of Alma Media Corporation, has announced his resignation from Alma Media as he has been appointed CFO of Fiskars Corporation. He will leave Alma Media during October 2008 at the latest. Mr. Kangas-Kärki has been CFO of Alma Media since 2003.
"Teemu Kangas-Kärki has been in a significant role as we have developed Alma Media into a focused newspaper and online media company. He has renewed the finance management of Alma Media in a consistent manner and implemented the necessary structural arrangements in an upstanding way. I want to thank him as an excellent team member and wish him all the best in his news challenges", comments Mr. Kai Telanne, CEO of Alma Media Corporation.
The recruitment process for a new CFO will begin immediately.
Alma Media Oyj
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Alma Media is a profitably growing and internationally expanding company that invests in the future of newspapers and the online media. Its best known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
Net sales in 2007 totalled EUR 329 million and the operating margin was above 19 %. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the OMX Nordic Exchange's Nordic List, trading code ALN1V. More information at www.almamedia.fi