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Vidar Helgesen is stepping down as the Nobel Foundation’s head and will be replaced by Hanna Stjärne, Sweden’s current head of broadcasting. Here from the time when he was Norway’s climate and environment minister. Photo: Terje Bendiksby / NTB

Of NTB | 29.05.2024 09:43:23

Economy and business: Stjärne will take up the position on 1 January next year, writes SVT in a press release on Wednesday.

– I am grateful to have been able to lead SVT in these special years. It has been challenging, fantastic and I have enjoyed every single working day, says Stjärne in the press release.

Vidar Helgesen, who was climate and environment minister from 2015 to 2018, has held the position since 2021. In November 2023, he was appointed head of the UN’s International Ocean Commission.

Stjärne has been SVT’s chief executive since 2015. Before this, she was head of Sweden’s Radio P1 and editor-in-chief of Upsala Nya Tidning.

(© NTB)

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