MTGx strengthens its team by hiring Bonnier Growth Media CFO

Press Release   •   Jan 14, 2014 07:00 CET

MTGx, the digital accelerator of leading international entertainment group Modern Times Group, today announced that Ingrid Seldén joins the company as COO and Integration Manager, starting February 3. MTGx, which was launched in June 2013, is now home to over 50 full time employees, with strong digital expertise and with backgrounds from leading companies like Google, Facebook, Universal Music, Spotify and MTG.

Ingrid will work as COO and Integration Manager at MTGx. Ingrid’s main focus will be finding synergies between products and companies within MTG, in line with MTGx vision to be the best venture partner that always delivers the best products and services to its users.

Ingrid has an international background within sales and corporate development at Metro International and Groupon. Most recently she was the CFO of Bonnier Growth Media. Ingrid holds an M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics.

"MTGx has grown rapidly since its launch in June, and we aim to have one of the strongest digital teams in Europe. Ingrid complements our team perfectly and fits with our strategy to expand MTGx with new ventures. We are continuously on the outlook to hire top talent and to invest and partner up with the best emerging growth companies.” says Rikard Steiber, Chief Digital Officer of Modern Times Group, and CEO of MTGx.

“MTGx is definitely one of the most exciting companies in the media industry right now. I’m very much looking forward to be working in this high performing environment and to deliver operational results.“ says Ingrid Seldén.

MTGx is the digital accelerator of Modern Times Group, and is focused on leveraging MTG’s digital assets and industry leading content portfolio, to create and deliver world class entertainment experiences. MTGx is committed to increasing the development speed of MTG’s digital entertainment services across the world, and provides centralised digital skills and platforms to all of MTG’s businesses. MTGx also works closely with innovation and startup communities around the world, to find and develop the entertainment services and products that will drive entertainment in the future.