Holst tapped to lead Vizrt’s online marketing efforts

Morten Holst has been named as Vizrt’s Online Product Strategy Manager, a newly-created position focused on Vizrt’s growing range of online products, effective from 1 June.  Holst joins Vizrt from VG, Norway’s largest online and printed newspaper, where he held the position as Business Development Manager for Strategic Channels and Platforms.

“We’re very happy to welcome Morten to Vizrt,” says Håvard Myklebust, EVP of Marketing, Vizrt. “He has extensive knowledge and experience of the digital challenges facing today’s newspapers and TV stations. His sharp insight, analytical skills and vision are a real treasure.”

At VG, Morten was involved in several high-profile projects, among them the media group’s digital TV service, VGTV, which is distributed via the Web and IPTV, VG’s new VG+ iPad app, as well as the core web presence on vg.no. Prior to working at VG, Holst was the Head of Interactive Strategy at TV2, Norway’s largest commercial television station, and was Marketing and Sales Manager at Telenor Marktech.

“Morten brings even more authority to our online products and online strategy,” says Myklebust. “I am certain he will deliver unique benefits and substantial value to our customers.”

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