MTG has appointed Peter Nørrelund as Executive Vice President and CEO of MTG Sport, and Gabriel Catrina as Chief Strategy Officer. Joseph Hundah has meanwhile left his position as Executive Vice President and CEO of MTG Africa.
Nørrelund, a former Editor in Chief at Danish public service broadcaster DR, joined MTG in 2003 and rose to become MTG Head of Sport in 2013. He is responsible for MTG’s global sports organisation of 200+ people that acquires rights for MTG’s online and offline platforms across multiple territories; runs the technical play-out of MTG’s sports channels; and produces the local language commentary and programming around coverage of events including the Olympics, UEFA Champions League, English Premier League, Danish Superliga, Formula One, the NHL and NFL.
Catrina joined MTG in 2013 as Head of Group Strategy, and has worked closely with the Group’s operating businesses. Gabriel was previously Head of the Media, Communications and Technology Practice for management consulting firm Booz & Company in the Nordics, where he spent 8 years advising leading companies globally on strategy, innovation and operations.
Hundah joined MTG in 2011 as CEO of MTG’s African operations and has been an MTG EVP since November 2012. MTG EVP Jette Nygaard-Andersen now takes on responsibility for MTG’s African operations, which comprise free-TV channels Viasat1 Ghana and TV1 in Tanzania, as well as Modern African Productions.