Stockholm, Sweden – Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.) (‘MTG’ or ‘the Group’), the international entertainment group, announced on May 23 the appointment of Anders Jensen as Executive Vice President of the Group’s Scandinavian free-TV and radio operations with effect from August 1. The newly created role will report directly to MTG President and CEO Jorgen Madsen Lindemann, and be responsible for the overall management and development of the Scandinavian advertising funded broadcasting operations. The CEOs of each local market operation will report into Jensen, who will join MTG’s 10 strong senior executive management team.
Jensen is a Swedish citizen with extensive management experience from some of Europe’s leading telecommunications, retail and consumer goods companies. Until recently, he was Senior Executive Vice President of TDC Group, the Danish publicly listed telecommunications company, where he was responsible for the Consumer division (more than 50% of TDC revenues) and also Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining TDC, Jensen as CEO of Telenor Hungary, the second largest mobile operator in Hungary; CEO of Grameenphone, the market leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh that was publicly listed in 2009; and Chief Marketing Officer of Vodafone / Telenor in Sweden.
MTG’s Scandinavian free-TV and radio operations comprise leading channel and station brands in Sweden (TV3, TV6, TV10, TV8, RIX FM, Bandit Rock, Lugna Favoriter), Denmark (TV3, TV3+, TV3 PULS, TV3 SPORT 1 & 2) and Norway (TV3, Viasat4, TV6, P4, P5).