Sanoma Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 4 October 2012 at 13:00 CET+1

The role of John Martin, Chief Digital Officer responsible for Sanoma’s digital development and member of the Executive Management Group, will expand to cover Sanoma’s strategic development.  John Martin was appointed Chief Strategy and Digital Officer, CSDO, as of 1 October, 2012. Strategic development used to be part of Sanoma’s financial organization.  

"Digitalization and the multimedia development of our products and services are in the core of Sanoma’s strategy.  Combining these functions is a very natural step and will continue to strengthen our digital development power,” says Harri-Pekka Kaukonen, President & CEO of Sanoma Group.  

Additional information
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Sanoma inspires, informs and connects. Sanoma is a leading European group with a focus on consumer media and learning. We bring information, experiences, education and entertainment to millions of people every day. We employ nearly 11,000 professionals in some 20 countries. In 2011, the Group’s restated net sales totalled EUR 2.4 billion. Sanoma shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.