Discovery Networks Sweden

Ex-Canal+, HBO exec joins Discovery Sweden as GM

Discovery Networks Sweden has hired a former Canal+ and HBO Nordic exec as its general manager to succeed Harald Stromme. Henrietta Zeuchner (pictured) will join from Stockholm-based publisher Berling Media in September, at which point she will take command of channels such as Kanal 5, Eurosport, Discovery Channel and TLC. Stromme had been overseeing both […]

35 jobs going in Discovery Norway restructure

Discovery Networks Norway is set to axe 35 jobs as part of a restructure aimed at redistributing resources to content and new services. Employees were informed of the “extensive changes” at a town hall meeting yesterday. There was no word on what posts would be affected, though Discovery Networks Norway CEO Harald Strømme (pictured) said […]

Discovery Sweden CEO resigns, interim installed

Discovery Networks Sweden CEO Jonas Sjogren has resigned from his post after a decade of leading the business. Discovery Networks Norway chief executive Harald Stromme will replace him in the interim, reporting to Discovery Networks Northern Europe COO and CFO Dominic Coles. Sjogren (pictured) is credited with integrating Discovery’s channel portfolios together after Discovery bought […]

Discovery rebrands SBS operation in Sweden

Discovery is to drop the SBS brand from its Nordic unit SBS Discovery and rebrand it as Discovery Networks Sweden. The change will be implemented in full by the summer, with a new logo and corporate identity to be adopted. Discovery Networks International acquired SBS Nordic from ProSiebenSat.1 in 2013 and integrated it in its […]