Management team appointed for the Alma Consumer business unit
Alma Media Corporation Press Release 21 May 2018
MANAGEMENT TEAM APPOINTED FOR THE ALMA CONSUMER BUSINESS UNIT
Alma Media combined the Alma News & Life and Alma Regions business segments in April 2018 to create Alma Consumer, a business segment focused on consumer media. The business unit management team for the new segment has now been appointed.
The members of the management team in charge of the Alma Consumer business unit’s operations are as follows: Kari Kivelä (Senior Vice President, Alma Consumer), Santtu Elsinen (technology), Katja Haikarainen (HR), Tiina Järvilehto (media sales), Matti Käki (printing and distribution, Alma Manu Oy), Tomi Lähdeniemi (editorial teams), Pauliina Makkonen (content sales), Inka Partanen (digital development and technology), Marika Schugk (marketing), Timo Välkkynen (finance) and Jonna Wikström (marketing, on maternity leave).
“The integration planning of Alma Consumer’s various functions is currently underway and progressing well. The key focus areas for the development of the business have been clarified. Printing, distribution, digital media, digital content sales and digital advertising are areas in which we have been able to respond to the challenges presented by the operating environment, achieve renewal and create growth. Leveraging technology will continue to play a very important role in the development of Alma Consumer’s content sales as well as in developing new and even more effective advertising solutions and then offering them to advertisers,” says Kari Kivelä, Senior Vice President, Alma Consumer.
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.