Alma Media Stock Exchange Release 11.10.2017, at 1.00 p.m
ALMA MEDIA’S MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS NIKLAS HERLIN HAS DECEASED
Alma Media’s Member of the Board, Niklas Herlin (53), has deceased unexpectedly.
Niklas Herlin served as Member of the Board of Directors of Alma Media since 2013. During 1987-1996 he was an Editor and News Editor at business daily Kauppalehti. Herlin was also the Chairman of the Board and majority owner of Uusi Suomi, a news and blog service specializing in social dialogue, during 2007-2016.
”Niklas Herlin has had a significant role in the development of Finnish media sector, he was a strong advocate of quality journalism and a brilliant columnist. Our most sincere condolences to the family of Niklas Herlin and on behalf of Alma Media we express our great gratitude for the significant work he has done for the company, says Harri Suutari, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alma Media.
Niklas Herlin acted also as the Board of Directors of Mariatorp Oy since 2005. Mariatorp's and Niklas Herlin's personal holding of Alma Media's shares is 19.4 percent.
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Distribution: NASDAQ Helsinki, main media, www.almamedia.com.
For more information, please contact: Harri Suutari, hallituksen puheenjohtaja, Alma Media Oyj, +358 400 384 937
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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 digitality, 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 2,300 professionals (excluding delivery personnel), of whom approximately 30% work outside Finland. Alma Media’s revenue in 2016 was EUR 353.2 million. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.com.