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Alma Media Corporation Press Release 26 September 2013 at 14:30 (EEST)
PETRI HAKALA TO RETURN TO ILTALEHTI AS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Petri Hakala (51) has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Iltalehti. He will be
returning to Iltalehti from his current post as Executive Editor-in-Chief of
Satakunnan Kansa. He will report to the director of the IL-Media business unit
and Iltalehti's Executive Editor-in-Chief Kari Kivelä.
Petri Hakala left Iltalehti in 2010 to become the Publisher and Executive
Editor-in-Chief of Satakunnan Kansa. Previously he has worked as a reporter for
Uusi Suomi and Iltalehti as well as News Editor and Managing Editor at
Iltalehti. Hakala was the Editor-in-Chief of Iltalehti from 1995 to 2010.
Alma Regional Media will start the recruitment of a new Executive Editor-in-
Chief for Satakunnan Kansa right away.
For more information, please contact:
Kivelä, tel. +358 10 665 2032
Petri Hakala, tel. +358 10 665 8234
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related to lifestyle, career and business development. The services of Alma
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Central Europe. The company employs approximately 1,900 professionals (excluding
distributors), of whom over 20% work outside Finland. Alma Media's revenue in
2012 totalled approximately MEUR 320. Alma Media's share is listed on NASDAQ OMX
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