Modern Times Group have announced the appointment of Morten Aass as President and CEO of Nice Entertainment Group (previously MTG Studios), which comprises MTG’s content businesses. Patrick Svensk, Chairman and CEO of Nice Entertainment Group and Executive Vice President of Content MTG, is leaving MTG.
Morten Aass is a Norwegian citizen and was CEO of Nice Entertainment Group when it was acquired by MTG in September 2013. He has served as Vice Chairman of Nice Entertainment Group and CEO of Branded/Event since March 2014 when Nice Entertainment Group was established as the parent brand for all of MTG’s content creation, production and distribution businesses. Morten was previously CEO of ProsiebenSat1’s Free-TV channels in Norway, and as Executive Chairman of Norwegian communications agency Dinamo. Morten Aass will be part of MTG’s executive management team.