Alma Media Corporation Press release 24 September 2018
ALMA MEDIA CEO RIIKKA WULFF APPOINTED THE HEAD OF ALMA TALENT INFORMATION SERVICES
Riikka Wulff, M.Sc. (Econ.), CEO of Alma Mediapartners Oy, has been appointed the head of the Alma Talent Information Services business unit and member of the Group Executive Team of the Alma Talent unit. In her position, Wulff will report to Juha-Petri Loimovuori, the CEO of the Alma Talent unit. The appointment is part of the job rotation for senior executives at Alma Media and concerns a fixed term between 1 October 2018 and 31 July 2019. At the same time, Heikki Huttunen, M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed the acting CEO of Alma Mediapartners Oy and Master of Arts (M.A.) Minna Marjava-Kontio the acting business executive of Alma Mediapartners Oy’s Housing business. Also these appointments are for a fixed term.
” Job rotation is an essential part of developing managerial skills at Alma. Holding different positions and responsibilities offers broad development opportunities for our professionals and the possibility to renew our businesses. Riikka has seven years of experience as Alma Mediapartners Oy’s CEO and almost 20 years of experience of Alma Markets’ businesses. For Alma Media, it is excellent that we can also utilise her expertise elsewhere in Alma and, at the same time, take the management challenge for Heikki and Minna to the next level,” says Raimo Mäkilä, director of Alma Markets.
” Alma Talent Information Services is an entirely digital utility business that improves the productivity of our customers. Riikka’s experience and track record in the growth-oriented development of Mediapartners’ business provide a good foundation for taking Information Services to the next level,” says Juha-Petri Loimovuori from Alma Talent.
Raimo Mäkilä, Alma Markets, SVP, +358 10 665 5802
Juha-Petri Loimovuori, Alma Talent, CEO, +358 10 665 2360
Riikka Wulff, Alma Mediapartners, CEO +358 10 665 3519
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 2,250 professionals (excluding delivery employees), of which approximately 30% work outside Finland. Alma Media’s revenue in 2017 was EUR 367.3 million. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.com.