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Arne Wessberg

Arne Wessberg, Finnish broadcast executive.

Background

  • Wessberg, Arne was born on February 26, 1943 in Vaasa, Finland.

  • Education

    • Graduate in Economics, Tammerfors University, 1966.

    Career

    • President Prix Europa. Reporter and editor, 1971—1976. Various executive positions Yleisradio Oy (YLE -The Finnish Broadcasting Company), 1979—1994, director general, 1994—2005, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, president, 2005.

      Chairman DigiTVPlus Oy, 1999—2003. Member Trilateral Commission (Europe). Chairman board director Eurosport Consortium, 1998—2000.

      Board trustees IIC, 1993—1995, 1996—1998. President European Broadcasting Union (EBU), 2001. Board directors Nokia Corporation, 2001—2006, Net Insight, since 2008.
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    Born February 26, 1943
    (age 74)
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    • 1966
      Tammerfors University
    • 1971 - 1976
      reporter and editor
    • 1999 - 2003
      chairman, DigiTVPlus Oy
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