He will start in his new role in September and joins from commercial broadcaster TV4 where he is acting head of entertainment and deputy head of the programming department.
Karlsson-Lamm will manage all development and production operations in Sweden. Based in Stockholm, he will report to Daniela Matei, CEO Nordics, Central Eastern Europe & Balkans, FremantleMedia.
Matei said: “Magnus’ broad expertise in development, production, and management make him the ideal candidate to lead our Swedish operation and fuel the company’s future success.”
Karlsson-Lamm began his career as a presenter for SVT before becoming a producer and editor. He then went to work for MTV and SBS before joining TV4 in 2006. He has executive produced the Swedish versions of Idol and Let’s Dance.