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Aito Media adds Metronome exec

The former head of development at Metronome Finland, Topi Salo, has joined Finnish prodco Aito Media to oversee its Nordic operations.
June 17, 2013

The former head of development at Metronome Finland, Topi Salo, has joined Finnish prodco Aito Media to oversee its Nordic operations.

Salo will strengthen Aito’s management and development team, and work as a key executive producer¬†for the company’s studio productions, according to Aito’s CEO, Ilkka Hynninen.

The prodco’s output includes The Night Patrol, Redneck Auction and Arctic Ocean in 30 Days.¬†In this year alone Aito has produced more than 150 hours of non-scripted content in Finland, Norway and Sweden.

“Aito is going to be a big player in Nordic markets and the challenges we are now facing are more than interesting,” said Salo.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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