The members of Alma Media’s Shareholders’ Nomination Committee have been appointed

Alma Media Corporation         Stock Exchange Release      10 November 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (EET)


The Annual General Meeting of Alma Media Corporation on 17 March 2015 resolved, in accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, to establish a Shareholders’ Nomination Committee. The Nomination Committee’s duties include preparing proposals related to the election and remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors to the Annual General Meeting.

The Shareholders’ Nomination Committee consists of four members appointed by Alma Media’s four largest shareholders. The following have been appointed as members in October 2016: Timo Aukia, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Ilkka Group; Niklas Herlin, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mariatorp; Carita Antell, Member of the Board of Directors, Kaleva; and Timo Sallinen, Head of Listed Securities, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company. At its constitutive meeting, the Shareholders’ Nomination Committee elected Timo Aukia as its Chairman. In addition, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alma Media Corporation, Harri Suutari, acts as an expert member in the Nomination Committee.

The right to appoint members to represent shareholders on the Shareholders’ Nomination Committee lies with the four shareholders who are registered in the shareholder register maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd on 30 September in the year preceding the Annual General Meeting and whose share of the votes produced by all shares in the company is the greatest according to this shareholder register.

More information on the Shareholders’ Nomination Committee and the Charter of the Shareholders’ Nomination Committee are available on the Alma Media website at

For more information, please contact:
Harri Suutari, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alma Media

Rauno Heinonen
Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki, main media,

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, 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 2,400 professionals (excluding delivery personnel), of whom approximately 30% work outside Finland. Alma Media’s revenue in 2015 was EUR 291.5 million. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Read more at