Pravda daily gets new owner and editor-in-chief

Karol Biermann is the new owner of the Pravda daily, the paper's online news portal, Pravda.sk, has announced. In an article entitled 'Owner of Pravda daily is Karol Biermann' it says that publishing houses Perex, a.s., which publishes Pravda, and Avízo, s.r.o. are in the hands of Florena, a.s. Its owner is businessman Karol Biermann, who will also hold the position of the CEO of Perex.

Karol Biermann is the new owner of the Pravda daily, the paper's online news portal, Pravda.sk, has announced. In an article entitled 'Owner of Pravda daily is Karol Biermann' it says that publishing houses Perex, a.s., which publishes Pravda, and Avízo, s.r.o. are in the hands of Florena, a.s. Its owner is businessman Karol Biermann, who will also hold the position of the CEO of Perex.

Pravda.sk also reported that the purchase of both companies from a British publishing house was mediated by the financial group J&T. The group intends to participate financially in the development project of the new owner.

In an article published on March 23, the Medialne.sk internet web portal announced that the new editor-in-chief of Pravda would be Nora Slišková.

Sources: Pravda.sk, Medialne.sk

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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