Alma Media Corporation Press release 7 January 2020
District Court of Pirkanmaa’s ruling becomes final - no employment discrimination occurred in the recruitment of Aamulehti’s Editor-in-Chief
The Prosecutor’s Office of Inland Finland has today, January 7th 2020, announced not to use the right to appeal concerning the District Court of Pirkanmaa’s ruling. On 5th of December 2019, the District Court dismissed the charges of employment discrimination against Alma Media Corporation’s President and CEO Kai Telanne and SVP, Human Resources Virpi Juvonen in the recruitment of Aamulehti’s Editor-in-Chief in late 2017.
The both rulings of District Court of Pirkanmaa has now become final.
Further information: Elina Kukkonen, SVP, Communications and Brand, Alma Media, tel. +358 10 665 2333
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Alma Media builds sustainable growth for its customers by utilising the opportunities of digitalisation, including information services, system and expert services and advertising solutions. Alma Media’s operations have expanded from Finland to the Nordic countries, the Baltics and Central Europe. Alma Media employs approximately 1,900 professionals (excluding delivery employees), of which approximately 30% work outside Finland. Alma Media’s revenue in 2018 was EUR 354.6 million. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.com.