smartclip strengthens team in the Nordics

Oslo/Stockholm 20. November 2019 – Smartclip, a leading video advertising technology company, is pleased to announce its recent hires at its offices in Nordics. Paul Seaward joins from OMD to take up the position of Sales Manager in martclip’s Norwegian sales department, while Hilde Marie Gundersen has been promoted to Commercial Director Nordics.

Prior to joining smartclip, Seaward worked at OMD Norway as video/audio advisor, where he was responsible for many of their local and international clients in terms of TV and online video strategy. He also gained crucial experience from working at MediaCom in GroupM. Coming from the agency side of the industry, Paul Seaward brings extensive TV and online video knowledge to the martclip team. 

“I am thrilled to join martclip in Norway as I see a lot of potential and opportunities in working with such an experienced team at the forefront of  the digital transition from TV. Being such a skilled professional with a specialty in audio and visual advising, Paul is an excellent addition to our Nordic sales team. We are very pleased that he has decided to join us as we take smartclip to the next level in the Nordics”, Hilde Marie Gundersen, newly appointed Commercial Director Nordics, added. 

Gundersen’s promotion comes three years after joining smartclip and serving as Head of Sales in Norway. In her new role as Commercial Director, she will be responsible for the commercial strategy and leading the sales team across the four Nordic markets as of January 2020. Hilde Marie Gundersen carries with her 13 years of experience within the industry, having worked at GroupM and Schibsted, amongst others.

“I am very eager for Hilde Marie to lead our sales team. Her ability to always think ahead and understand how to best create a strategy for the modern agency/advertiser has always stood out to me”, said Jonas Rundgren, Managing Director Nordics at smartclip. “In addition, her strong winning attitude and personality are assets that will complement and enhance smartclip’s ability to meet the needs of our customers as we continue to provide quality, innovative products to the video advertising  marketplace as smartclip 2.0.”

About smartclip

As a leading video advertising technology company, smartclip offers a true multi-screen advertising experience across all digital devices with our proprietary programmatic system, the SmartX Platform.  We provide yield-optimized content monetization for connected TVs, smart TVs, linear TV, mobile devices and over the web. smartclip pioneers the future of TV brand advertising delivery and creates innovative solutions for interactive brand experience by optimizing media efficiency, reach and audience targeting. The company, headquartered in Hamburg with an extensive network of offices throughout Europe, is a subsidiary of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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