Unne Sormunen

Endemol Shine Finland’s MD Tarja Pääkkönen to exit

Endemol Shine Finland’s (ESF) managing director Tarja Pääkkönen is to depart the company after 12 years and will be succeeded by Nelonen Media exec Unne Sormunen (pictured). Sormunen joins ESF in March and will report to Karin Stjärne, CEO of Endemol Shine Nordics, will work closely with Pääkkönen over the coming weeks to ensure a smooth handover. At […]

Nelonen to open Finnish Office

Finnish broadcasters Nelonen and Elisa Entertainment has ordered a local version of Ricky Gervais’ fly-on-the-wall comedy The Office. The pair have already recruited comedian Sami Hedberg to play the iconic David Brent role that writer-comic Gervais made famous through the original BBC show. Solar Republic is producing the Finnish version, which will be titled Konttori […]