September 26, 2013 16.47 Europe/London By Robert Briel
FOX International Channels (FIC) has announced the hiring of Christian Mörner as commercial director of the company in Sweden.\
Mörner will join FIC’s Nordic team next November 4. In his new post, he will be based in Stockholm and he will directly report to Ase Ytreland, managing director Nordic.
Christian Mörner comes from Discovery Networks Nordic, where he was working the past nine years – the last three years as country manager and ad sales director in Sweden.
In Sweden, FIC distributes National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild to millions of households. The company already have Nordic offices in Oslo, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Helsinki.
“We have many exciting plans for the Swedish market, so I am thrilled that Christian has decided to join FIC, says Managing Director, Åse Ytreland, for Fox International Channels Nordic.
“He will be instrumental in helping us grow our Swedish presence further. He has valuable experience from the television business, has a proven track record, and shares our passion for growth. I have great expectations to grow Nat Geo further, and providing better and more local service to our discerning clients and distributors. Christian joins us on 4 November”.