Press Release 8/10/2010  10:00

Salla Puska has been appointed Vice President, Finance & Group Controller in the Sanoma Corporation as of 1 December 2010. Puska will be responsible for the Group's external and internal accounting, as well as for the controller operations as supervisor of the finance and control department. In addition, she will participate in the most significant M&A cases. Puska reports to the Group CFO Kim Ignatius.

M.Sc. (Econ.) Salla Puska, 44, has been working as Manager, Finance in the Sanoma Learning & Literature division since April 2009, and prior to that as Finance Manager in Werner Söderström Corporation. Earlier she has served PricewaterhouseCoopers as Manager, Audit (Authorised Public Accountant, APA).

"It is good to get a strong professional from within the Sanoma Group to this position. I am sure that Salla Puska's expertise and long experience help to develop our financial operations further. I thank her predecessor Lasse Laurio for good co-operation and wish him success as Director at the Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services," comments Kim Ignatius.

Sanoma Corporation

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