CEO of Sanoma Media BeNe, Peter de Mönnink, transitions to Talpa by year-end

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Sanoma Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 12 September 2017 at 08:30 CET+1

By year end, Peter de Mönnink will step down as CEO of Sanoma Media BeNe and member of Sanoma's Executive Management Group and transition to Talpa, the owner of the recently divested SBS business. Peter de Mönnink joined Sanoma on 1 January 2014 and has since July 2017 worked for both Sanoma Media BeNe and Talpa/SBS. He will continue in this dual role until the end of the year.

"Peter has led the complex transformation of Sanoma Media BeNe businesses very succesfully. Sanoma is very grateful for Peter’s energy and determination with which he has led the team and the business to this success. His transition to Talpa is an anticipated and logical next step for both him and the Sanoma business." says Susan Duinhoven, President & CEO of Sanoma.

“I have truly enjoyed working for Sanoma during this very exciting period.  I would like to thank all my colleagues for the great achievements we have accomplished together. Sanoma’s Media business in Belgium and the Netherlands are well positioned to make the next steps in fulfilling the ever changing needs of our readers and advertisers.” says Peter de Mönnink, CEO of Sanoma Media BeNe.

Sanoma will communicate the fulfillment of the CEO role for Sanoma Media BeNe in due course.

 

Additional information
Sanoma's Investor Relations, Anssi Imppola, tel. +358 40 832 0128

Sanoma’s Group Communications, Marcus Wiklund, tel. +358 40 060 3147

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With companies operating in Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland and Sweden, our net sales totalled EUR 1.6 billion and we employed over 5,000 professionals in 2016. The Sanoma shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.