However, he will continue to support MTG’s development in 2017 as the advisor to Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, its president and CEO.
Commenting on the development, Lindemann said: “I have really enjoyed working with Mathias. As a professional and as a person, he always sets an outstanding example. He constantly pushes his own boundaries and inspires everyone around him to do the same – exactly the attitude needed to succeed in today’s digital landscape.
“Back in 1999, I’m sure neither Mathias nor I could have imagined MTG investing in leading global digital verticals, but that just reflects the huge impact digitalisation is having on every industry. Mathias has been a key contributor to our ongoing transformation from a traditional broadcaster into a digital video entertainment company. Today, we are developing three digital verticals – esports, multi-platform networks and online gaming – with the potential to power our business in the years ahead.
“Mathias’ contribution, in other words, has been extremely important – both to MTG as it is today and to what we will become tomorrow.
“So from me and all of us at MTG – thank you!”