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Jakob Mijlheide Andersen is leaving his role as CEO of NENT Studios UK

Jakob Mijlheide Andersen is leaving his role as CEO of NENT Studios UK

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the leading broadcaster in the Nordic countries, Today I announced that Jakob Mijlheide-Andersen has chosen to leave his role as CEO of NENT Studios UK. Jacob took up the role of CEO of NENT Studios UK in October 2019 and was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of NENT Group's streaming service Viaplay and before that Executive Vice President and Group Head of Programming and Content Development.

Anders Jensen, President and CEO of NENT Group: “Jacob Mijlheide has been an important driving force in establishing Viaplay as the leading streaming service in the Nordics. Less than four years ago, we premiered our first original production, and this year we will be showing no fewer than 30 new series, many of which have been sold globally as well. Viaplay's unique collection of Scandinavian drama series, Hollywood films and series, sports and children's content sets us apart from other players, and Jakob's contribution to this strategy has been helpful. I would like to thank Jakob for his commitment and contribution to the production and purchase of this Great content of our services and channels and we wish him good luck in his future career.

Jakob Migelheide: “I've appreciated every second I've spent with my amazing friends and colleagues at NENT Group. We've created something truly unique with Viaplay and I'm proud of what we've achieved together. I've now made the decision to take the next step in my career, and I'm looking forward to what awaits me in the future.”

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NENT Studios UK comprises the content production and distribution operations of the NENT Group in the UK. A new CEO will be appointed for NENT Studios UK.


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