LazyTown stands stronger than ever. The company's relatives are big-hearted and seem to have every reason to be optimistic about the business in the coming years. "We have just become part of the Turner group, which in turn is part of Time Warner. Those agreements were finalized late 2011, and the purpose, among other things, to bring on board an owner who has the right distribution channels," say...
Hallgrímur Kristinsson has been appointed head of business development at LazyTown. It is stated in the employment notice that Hallgrímur has worked closely with Magnús Scheving, CEO and founder of LazyTown, and its board.
Hallgrímur has more than 15 years of experience in the entertainment-related industry and has held the position of Vice President & Regional Director, Content Protection, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa since early 2006 at the MPAA – Association of American Motion Picture Studios. There he managed the organization’s activities in over 40 countries from its European offices in Brussels, Belgium. Previously, Hallgrímur has, among other things, worked for Zambia and as manager at SMÁÍS and Útivist.
Hallgrímur has an MBA degree from Reykjavík University and a BA degree in Communications from George Mason University in Virginia, USA.