Eric Denoyer

Numericable-SFR chief reveals number one ambition

The CEO of France’s newly created Numericable-SFR has thrown down the gauntlet to its principal rival Orange by saying that his ambition is to become the country’s leader in high-speed internet and mobile. Interviewed by French daily Le Figaro, Eric Denoyer also said that Numericable-SFR had no need to acquire smaller rival Bouygues Telecom. This […]

Numericable posts loss on SFR costs, details fibre plans

Numericable posted a third quarter net loss of €94.4 million, compared with a profit of €12.8 million last year as the acquisition costs of larger rival SFR took their toll. However the group said that without the SFR costs it would have generated a net profit of €121.4 million for the first nine months, against […]

Numericable’s Denoyer likely to be post-acquisition SFR chief

Eric Denoyer, the current CEO of French cable operator Numericable, will take over as chief executive of the combined entity after his company’s takeover of larger telecom rival SFR, according to a report in financial daily Les Echos. According to the paper, Patrick Drahi, the majority owner of Numericable through his Altice investment vehicle, will […]