New management at Telenor's broadcast and media activities

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Christian Albech will manage Telenor Broadcast's operational activities and Erik Nord (51) will be responsible for managing and developing Telenor's ownership of content and media operations. Effective from Thursday 25 October, Stig Eide Sivertsen steps down from Telenor's Group Executive Management.

Christian Albech will head Telenor Broadcast's operational activities, which consist of Canal Digital, Norkring, Conax and Telenor Satellite Broadcasting. Albech will report to the Internal Board of Telenor Broadcast Holding, which is chaired by Telenor's President and CEO, Jon Fredrik Baksaas.

Erik Nord will manage and develop Telenor's media and content services. Telenor has ownership interests in A-pressen, NTV and RiksTV, TV 2 Zebra, and Otrum. Nord will report to Telenor's President and CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas.

Telenor's financial reporting of the business area Broadcast will remain unchanged.

Christian Albech comes from the position as Senior Vice President of Telenor Broadcast and has extensive experience from Telenor's TV activities. Albech has previously headed Telenor's cable TV activities, and was hired as Head of Canal Digital's forerunner CTV. In 1998, Albech was appointed Senior Vice President of Telenor Broadcast, (formerly Telenor Plus), and in 2003, he was appointed Head of Canal Digital.

Erik Nord has more than 25 years of experience from the telecommunications, media and communications industries, and comes from the position as Senior Vice President of Telenor Broadcast. He joined Telenor in 1999. He has previous experience from journalism and has held an editorial position at Norwegian daily Aftenposten. Nord was also involved in building up the Norwegian consulting firm Geelmuyden.Kiese.


Vice President Group Communication
Scott Engebrigtsen, Tel: +47 90 04 34 84

Director of Information at Telenor Broadcast
Ingrid Schiefloe, Tel: +47 95 15 69 77