Eric Tveter

Ex-Liberty exec Tveter to chair London-based esports outfit

Former Liberty Global executive Eric Tveter has been named as the first chairman of London-based esports startup Veloce Esports and has become a major investor in the company. Veloce was founded by Formula E motorsports champion Jean-Eric Vergne, racing drivers, Rupert Sevendsen-Cook and Jack Clarke and sports agent Jamie Maclaurin and has a focus on […]

Liberty Global announces management change for UPC Switzerland

Liberty Global has announced that Severina Pascu will become chief executive officer (CEO) of UPC Switzerland, taking over from Eric Tveter. Pascu is a 10-year veteran of Liberty Global and is currently chief operating officer of UPC Switzerland. In her new role she will role she will report jointly to Liberty CEO Mike Fries. Tveter […]

Liberty Global revamps UPC management with new role for Pascu

Liberty Global is reorganizing the marketing, sales and customer operations of its UPC units into a single entity under Severina Pascu, who has been named as COO of Liberty Global’s Central Europe Group. Under the new structure, Pascu will report to Eric Tveter, CEO for Liberty Global Central Europe Group, which operates under the UPC […]

UPC Switzerland unveils MySports offering

Liberty Global-owned UPC Switzerland’s new MySports service is now open for customer orders ahead of its launch on September 8. Customers of UPC and 15 other distribution partners can now order the premium version of the service, MySports Pro, which will be available for CHF25 (€23) a month via cable. The basic version of the […]

Vodafone CCO: consolidation ‘beneficial for industry and customer’

The cable industry thrives on scale, with consolidation beneficial for both the customer and the industry, according to Vodafone Germany’s chief commercial officer Manuel Cubero. Speaking at Cable Congress yesterday, Cubero, who has also served as CEO of Kabel Deutschland since April 2014, said that Vodafone has had “fantastic experiences with consolidation” – though he […]

Liberty Global ‘evaluating’ Amazon partnership

Liberty Global is “evaluating” whether to offer Amazon’s video service, after striking a global deal last year to distribute Netflix through its set-top boxes, according to Eric Tveter. Speaking at Cable Congress in Brussels this morning, the CEO of Liberty’s Central Europe group described the Netflix deal as “good partnership” and dismissed fears that such […]

Branding and ’emotional connection’ key for TV operators

Creating an emotional connection is a big challenge for pay TV operators with branding crucial for the future of the industry, according to Eric Tveter, Liberty Global’s CEO for its Austria and Switzerland region. Speaking at the CTAM Europe EuroSummit in Copenhagen yesterday, Tveter, who is also CTAM Europe’s chairman, said that operators in the […]

Liberty reorganises Austrian and Swiss operations

Liberty Global has appointed UPC Cablecom managing director, Eric Tveter, as CEO of a newly created Swiss and Austrian division. The reorganisation, which is effective as of August 1, will also see UPC Austria’s current managing director, Thomas Hintze, become chairman of UPC Austria and senior advisor, reporting to Tveter. Liberty said that the changes […]