TV4 Group

TV4 Group names concept chief

Sweden’s TV4 Group has named Karin Törnkvist to the post of head of concepts, with a mission to strengthen and develop the broadcast group’s ‘conceptual solutions’ and build and strengthen its brands. Törnkvist’s main responsibility will be to develop partnerships with customers and media agencies relating to TV4 programmes, both on linear and digital platforms. […]

New structure for TV4 and C More

Swedish TV company TV4 Group and parent company Bonnier have the group’s broadcasting activities in a new structure that will “unleash the full potential of Bonnier Broadasting”, according to CEO Casten Almqvist. Bonnier Broadcasting will now serve as a parent company for TV4, which will be the umbrella unit for free-to-air TV, and sister unit […]

New strategy chief for Bonnier Broadcasting

Sweden’s Bonnier Broadcasting, parent company of TV4 Group and C More, has named Philip Lindqvist as chief strategy officer. Lindqvist will be charged with heading strategy, driving major projects and supporting business development across TV4 Group, C More, production unit Nyhetsbolaget and Finnish commercial broadcaster MTV. He previously led business control and strategy within Bonnier, […]

TV4 Group posts solid full year results

Swedish free and pay TV broadcaster TV4 Group has posted respectable sales and profit growth for its full 2015 financial year, with sales rising from SEK4.206 billion (€450 million) to SEK4.234 billion, and EBITA rising from SEK640 million to SEK662 million. TV4 Group said that the results reflected increased investment in Swedish content and technology, […]

Bonnier names Com Hem’s Caddeo as new CTO

Bonnier Broadcasting, owner of TV4 Group and C More, has named Henri Caddeo as chief technology officer. Caddeo’s areas of responsibility will cover TV4 Group, pay TV channels operation C More, MTV and newspaper Nyhetsbolaget. He will be tasked with developing a unified technology infrastructure across Bonnier’s media assets. Caddeo, who is currently CTO at […]

TV4 Group and C More unit sports units under Westberg

Swedish free and pay TV broadcasters TV4 Group and C More has named Erik Westberg as director of sports. Westberg will manage the sports units of both Bonnier-backed TV4 and C More in a joint organisation, with the aim of creating a stronger sports offering for viewrs. The two companies plan to group combine their […]

Bonnier taps Ericsson for C More OTT service

Bonnier Broadcasting has tapped Ericsson to provide the online platform for its under-development C More over-the-top service. The Nordic subscription video-on-demand service, which will include live TV delivered over the web, is due to launch later this year on a number of platforms, including the web, iOS and Android devices. The C More SVOD service […]

TV4 Group names TV4 Play channel manager

Swedish free and pay TV commercial broadcaster TV4 Group has named Anton Glanzelius as the new channel manager for on-demand service TV4 Play.  Glanzelius has worked alongside TV4 channel director Mathias Berg on developing an ad-funded digital video offering for TV4 since last autumn. TV4 said requests on TV4 Play for the first 12 weeks […]

TV4 names head of business development

Swedish broadcaster TV4 Group has named Carola Lundell as its new business development manager, one of a number of new appointments at the organisation.  TV4 has also named Anders Ribbing as its head of new business, taking on the role for which Lundell was hired last year. Robert Danowsky remains in place as head of […]

TV4 sees profits dip but records digital growth

Swedish broadcaster TV4 Group saw a dip in profit in 2014 on flat revenues, but reported strong performance for its digital platform TV4 Play. The group posted revenues of SEK4.206 billion (€446 million), up very slightly from 2013’s SEK4.204 billion, after having seen strong revenue growth in the prior year. Operating profit fell from SEK783 […]