19.05.2021, Germany, Smartclip
Smartclip Nordics has appointed two Co-Managing Directors.
On 11 May 2021, the management board of Smartclip appointed Halvard Kristiansen and Stephen Byrne as Nordics Co-Managing Directors. The duo will spearhead their functions as Managing Directors with the local Smartclip units in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland.
Halvard Kristiansen will now manage sales operations in the Nordic region. Stephen Byrne, who has more than nine years of experience in establishing new partnerships with broadcasters, streaming services and publishers, is promoted to Co-Managing Director, in addition to his current role as Executive Director Europe New Partnerships. They will both lead teams of specialists focusing in demand (connecting agencies and advertisers to capture the full potential of video advertising) and supply (providing the technological infrastructure to merge the worlds of TV and digital).
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Kristiansen brings more than 18 years of experience in the media industry. Joining Smartclip, he now becomes a pivotal member of the team. Previously, Kristiansen was Ad Sales Director Nordics at SplayOne, and prior to this Head of Digital Sales at MTG TV (Nent Group).
These new appointments mark the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Smartclip across the Nordic markets. Both succeed the current Managing Director, Jonas Rundgren.