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Marco de Ruiter Resigns as COO of MTV Networks North

The Dutch-born exec oversaw MTV operations in Germany and Scandinavia.

COLOGNE, Germany – Marco de Ruiter has resigned as svp and COO of MTV Networks North, ending a decade at the music TV network in Europe. MTV and de Ruiter gave no reason for the move, except to say that de Ruiter wanted to look for "new career challenges."

De Ruiter oversaw the operative business at MTV Networks in German-speaking Europe, Benelux and Scandinavia. He was also manager of MTV Networks’ Media Center in London and Amsterdam. MTV has not yet named de Ruiter’s replacement.