• Pelle Törnberg has over 35 years experience of the media and telecommunication industry including start-ups. turnarounds, and public companies.  He has successfully built, listed and led two profitable, international media businesses, Modern Times Group and Metro International, the world's largest international newspaper.

  • He established, expanded and grew the world's largest subtitling and dubbing company - SDI.

  • Experience as Chairman of two listed companies - MTG and P4 and as a director of >10 business.

  • Profiled as one of 25 “Stars of Europe” by Business Week

  • Since 2007, he mainly works as owner/private entrepreneur through SeaBay Capital. Portfolio includes:
    • Metro - USA's 4th largest newspaper.
    • www.campadre.com  - Scandinavia's leading private shopping club
    • Boka Direkt - the leading provider in Sweden for on-line bookings to health and beauty service providers

  • Boards:
    • Board member of Bromberg - Scandinavian book publisher
    • Chairman www.bygghemma.se - Scandinavia's leading e-commerce for home improvement
    • Board member Cellcomb AB - Swedish cleantech company
    • HBO Nordic - Scandinavian OTT TV business in partnership with HBO

  • Advisor:
    • Advisor to National Research Institute of Soft Power - China
    • Senior advisor to Ericsson AB
    • Senior advisor to Stella Advisors - London based Boutique/Investment Bank focusing on the European TMT sector

  • From 1989 to 2007 Pelle developed the media business in Kinnevik Group, public Scandinavia based Investment Company. His last position in the Kinnevik group was 2000-2007 as CEO in Metro International. Metro produces the world's largest and fastest-growing international newspaper in over 100 major cities over the world for 22 million daily readers. The US part of Metro is now owned by Seabay Capital.

  • Before that, Pelle worked in Modern Times Group from 1992 to 2009, as director, chairman and CEO. Modern Times Group is an international entertainment broadcasting group with operations in more than 30 countries. MTG is the largest free-to-air and pay-TV operator in Scandinavia

  • He began in Kinnevik in 1988 by starting Strix Television, now one of the biggest TV production companies in the Nordics and a prominent player in the international market.

  • Prior to Kinnevik, Pelle's career started in Swedish Public Service in 1979 in radio as news editor, head of programming and later in TV as editor of the two highest-rating entertainment shows.
Pelle Törnberg