Vegard Klubbenes Drogseth has been appointed CEO of NENT Group Norway, responsible for NENT Group’s Norwegian broadcast TV, streaming and radio operations.
Morten Aass, who has served as CEO of NENT Group Norway since 2017, has taken on a new role as group-wide advisor on strategic content projects to Anders Jensen, NENT Group’s president and CEO. Klubbenes Drogseth previously served as head of pay TV for Norway at NENT Group, a role in which he was also locally responsible for Viaplay in Norway. He joined NENT Group as a trainee in 2004.
Jensen said: “Vegard is a perfect fit for this role and yet another example of the pipeline of leaders we have at NENT Group. He has a long track record in helping to create our unique cross-platform position in Norway while inspiring his teams and supporting our customers and partners. Morten Aass has made a significant contribution as CEO in Norway, and I’m happy that he will now focus on accelerating one of NENT Group’s key competitive differentiators—our one-of-a-kind storytelling.”
Klubbenes Drogseth added: “TV3, P4, Viasat, Viaplay and Viafree offer the best entertainment experiences in Norway. I’m excited about developing this fully integrated ecosystem together with the best team in the business, and reinforcing our status as the number one choice for viewers, listeners, customers and partners.”
Aass said: “I look forward to focusing fully on my passion for content in my new role, and I know that our talented Norwegian team is in excellent hands. There are so many opportunities ahead for NENT Group and I can think of no one better than Vegard—with his insights, experience and commitment—to lead our business in Norway.”