Svensk names Sterky

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Markus Sterky, former head of development with Swedish pubcaster SVT Plan, has been named development chief of Wegelius TV, a subsidiary of Sweden’s Svensk Filmindustri.

With offices in Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo, Wegelius TV launched such formats as “The Class Reunion,” a gameshow that drew top ratings for Denmark’s TV2. Awarded a Silver Rose in Montreux last year and licensed to 15 territories, “The Class Reunion” is only the third European format to be picked up by a Chinese broadcaster.

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