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broadcast executive

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.