Karin Stjärne Appointed CEO Endemol Shine Nordics

It was announced today that Endemol Shine Nordics has appointed Karin Stjärne to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Stjärne joins from her most recent position VP Programme MTG Sverige, a role held since January 2014. As the Nordic Group’s CEO, Stjärne will oversee Endemol Shine businesses across Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway with responsibilities encompassing strategy, sales, development and digital. Stjärne starts her new position in April reporting to Marcus Wolter, Chairman, Northern Europe, Endemol Shine Group. Stjärne began her television career in 1993 and has since then held numerous senior roles at major Nordic broadcasters including SVT, MTG, Viacom, and TV4. Stjärne also has experience from the production side as local Managing Director Nordisk Film TV for six years, growing the business into a major pan-Nordic player in entertainment within the Banijay group. Recently, in addition to managing content across MTG Sverige FTV channels, Stjärne has had responsibility for launching new AVOD platform Viafree and digital transformation projects as part of the company’s management team. “Karin has a broad and deep knowledge of the Nordic’s content industry, extensive international experience and an understanding of the needs, challenges and evolving nature of our buyers’ businesses. We very much look forward to her joining and bringing this, along with her enthusiasm, to the Group.” says Marcus Wolter, Chairman, Northern Europe at Endemol Shine Group; Karin Stjärne adds; “I have been an admirer for a long time of the diverse and brilliant producers and companies under the Endemol Shine Nordics umbrella. Their ability to generate both originating compelling content as well as adapting some of the world’s biggest formats from the wider Endemol Shine Group within the Nordic market is very impressive I look forward to getting started with my new accomplished colleagues.”