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Lorenzo Grabau, 47, has been a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Modern Times Group MTG AB since 2011. He has served as Non-Executive Director of SoftKinetic BV and Rouge Partners Sarl since 2011. Mr. Grabau is a former Partner and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, which he joined in 1994 after five years with Merrill Lynch. Lorenzo held a number of leadership positions within the Goldman Sachs Investment Banking division, including Head of Media and Head of Consumer Retail. Lorenzo is a graduate from Universita degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, Italy.
Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, 46, was appointed as President and CEO of Modern Times Group MTG AB in September 2012, prior to which he served as Executive Vice President of the Group's Nordic Broadcasting (free-TV, pay-TV and radio) operations from October 2011 and as CEO of MTG Denmark from 2002. Mr. Lindemann has worked in the MTG Group since 1994, initially as Head of Sponsorship for TV3, then as Head of Viasat Sport in Denmark and, subsequently, as Head of Viasat Sport for the Nordic region.
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