FremantleMedia has appointed Magnus Karlsson-Lamm as managing director of the company’s Swedish production arm, FremantleMedia Sweden.
Effective Sept. 1, Karlsson-Lamm will be responsible for managing all development and production operations in Sweden, working closely with divisions across the FremantleMedia group and leveraging existing relationships with both broadcast and non-broadcast partners in the Swedish market.
“Magnus is a respected professional with considerable experience in the Swedish television industry, and his knowledge and skills make him the perfect fit for the already strong and creative team at FremantleMedia Sweden,” says Daniela Matei, chief executive officers Nordics, Central Eastern Europe and the Balkans, FremantleMedia. “Magnus’s broad expertise in development, production and management make him the ideal candidate to lead our Swedish operation and fuel the company’s future success.”
Prior to joining FremantleMedia, Karlsson-Lamm was the acting head of entertainment and deputy head of the program department at Swedish broadcaster TV4. Karlsson-Lamm began his career as a presenter for SVT before becoming a producer and editor. He then went on to hold management- and production-related roles with MTV and SBS before joining TV4 in 2006.
“[FremantleMedia Sweden] company is a leading developer and producer of entertainment formats, with a formidable catalog of hit shows that include some of Swedish television’s most successful programs,” says Karlsson-Lamm. “I look forward to working as a part of the FremantleMedia global network and to building on FremantleMedia Sweden’s already impressive success in the market.”