Global media company Getty Images expands presence in Nordic Region as part of ambitious global growth strategy
New Senior Director Tom Tramborg and Director Bjorn Johansen Bring a Wealth of Experience to Innovative Creator and Distributor of Still Imagery, Video and Multimedia Products
LONDON, 22 May, 2013 – Getty Images Senior Vice President for Sales Lee Martin today announced the appointments of Tom Tramborg and Bjørn Johansen as the company’s Senior Director and Director, respectively, for the Nordic Region, which includes Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The appointments are part of Getty Images’ plan to enhance its geographic presence as well as its ability to serve customers in the Nordic region and worldwide with a greater choice of innovative and inspiring content.
“Tom and Bjorn bring impressive media business development skills and experience, which are critical to Getty Images’ ambitious global growth strategy,” said Mr. Martin, who oversees sales for Europe. “We look forward to working with them to bring Getty Images’ innovative and award-winning editorial and creative content to more customers in the Nordic region.”
Mr. Tramborg and Mr. Johansen join Getty Images Commercial Director Annica Saltskog, who is based in Stockholm. The company has a longstanding presence in the Nordic region and will establish new offices in Copenhagen, Oslo and Helsinki.
“We are proud of our great relationships with top agency, corporate, publishing and media clients in the Nordic region and are excited to build on our commitment,” Mr. Martin said.
Getty Images is one of the world’s leading creators and distributors of still imagery, video and multimedia products. Through its portfolio of properties, including iStockphoto and Thinkstock, Getty Images uploads 40,000 new images daily and serves customers in more than 200 countries. Its content offering includes 26 million images online; 70 million in archive; and more than 1.3 million creative and editorial video clips.
Getty Images is the official partner to more than 50 sports governing bodies, leagues and clubs, including the International Olympic Committee, National Hockey League, NBA, FIFA, UEFA, Manchester United and many other English premier league clubs.
Mr. Tramborg and Mr. Johansen have worked in the media business – with a particular focus on visual content – in Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltic countries, and have collaborated with Getty Images for several years.
Mr. Tramborg worked at All Over Press Denmark since 1995, and has served as head of All Over Press International since 2011. Previously, he worked for Bulls Press. Mr. Tramborg is from Copenhagen, Denmark, and studied marketing at Copenhagen Business School. He will be based in Copenhagen.
A native of Oslo, Norway, Mr. Johansen also has extensive experience in the media industry, serving most recently as head of sales for All Over Press International. He was previously head of the photo department at the news agency NTB and editor in chief and agency manager of All Over Press Norway. Mr. Johansen will be based in Oslo.
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