PrimaCom hires new CTO

German cable operator PrimaCom has named Unitymedia executive Ludwig Modra as its new chief technology officer.

Modra, who has spent seven years at Unitymedia as vice-president of network operations and engineering, will take on his new role with immediate effect.

PrimaCom CEO Joachim Grendel said the appointment would strengthen the company’s management team substantially.

Modra will be tasked with overseeing the integration of cable operator Sy-Fra, which PrimaCom acquired recently.