Co-founder of TVN broadcaster dies at 59

WARSAW Sat Oct 31, 2009 6:29am EDT

WARSAW Oct 31 (Reuters) - Jan Wejchert, co-founder of the only Polish listed broadcaster TVN TVNN.WA and shareholder of ITI Group, which controls TVN, died at 59 due to heart failure, ITI said in a statement on Saturday.

"Jan Wejchert tonight unexpectedly passed away following a heart failure caused by a bacterial infection and sepsis," ITI said.

Wejchert was married with 5 children. (Reporting by Patryk Wasilewski)