Modern Times Group (MTG), the international entertainment group, has confirmed the appointment of Anders Jensen as Executive Vice President of the Group’s Scandinavian Free-TV and radio operations with effect from August 1st. The newly created role will be responsible for the overall management and development of the Scandinavian advertising funded broadcasting operations.
Anders 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 and also Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining TDC, Anders was CEO of Telenor Hungary, the second largest mobile operator in Hungary.
Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, MTG President and CEO, commented: “Anders is a great addition to team MTG and will be responsible for one of our largest businesses. His leadership and strategic development skills, combined with his experience of running large scale and fast moving operations, will be a clear competitive advantage for us moving forward. Not only does he understand and have established networks in the distribution world, but he also has a wealth of experience in building successful consumer brands. We have strong local country management teams, who will work closely with Anders to further accelerate the development of our broadcasting operations.”