Eric Tveter appointed as CTAM Europe’s new chairman
5 June, Switzerland – CTAM Europe (Cable Telecommunications Association for Marketing) appointed Eric Tveter, CEO of upc cablecom in Switzerland as the new Chairman of CTAM Europe for the next two years. The announcement was made today by Krisztina Homolay, Managing Director of CTAM Europe.
Eric Tveter will take over the chairman responsibilities from Chris Winkelmolen, Director of Marketing and Sales SoHo Europe at Liberty Global. “We are delighted to have Eric as CTAM Europe’s new chairman. His leadership skills, experience and broad network will be of great benefit for the CTAM Europe organization and it’s members” – added Winkelmolen.
Tveter will oversee CTAM Europe’s strategic development and will collaborate with twenty board of directors across the European region, representing cable, content and cable technology. He will also play pivotal role of supporting the EuroSummit’12 and make it the best cable marketing event of the year.
Eric Tveter joined upc cablecom as Managing Director in May 2009. The American citizen was President of UK cable operator Telewest Global Inc. (2004 to 2006) and held a range of senior management positions at Time Warner Cable, Comcast Corporation and Cablevision Systems Corporation. Tveter was a Non-Executive Board Member of Open TV and formerly served as Chairman of Sightspeed Inc, a video conferencing and communications provider until the business was sold to Logitech late 2008.
"I am excited to join CTAM Europe as chairman and will do my best to take CTAM Europe into a new era” commented Tveter. About upc cablecom
upc cablecom – a member of Liberty Global – is Switzerland’s largest cable network company and provides its customers with offerings in the television, Internet and telephony sectors. As of 31 March 2012 the company recorded around 1.5 million cable connections with television and radio reception. 628,000 customers use upc cablecom Digital TV and Radio. Another 569,700 Internet and 376,000 telephony customers have invested their trust in the products of Switzerland’s largest cable network operator. The company also provides voice, data and value-added services for business customers. upc cablecom supplies cable network companies with system building, application and transmission services. Its own network serves over two million households and covers all major Swiss cities. In 2011 upc cablecom generated revenue of more than 1.1. billion Swiss francs with 1500 employees.About CTAM Europe
CTAM Europe is the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing and is a non-profit, non-commercial, professional membership organization, dedicated to driving marketing excellence in the cable industry. As “cable's growth engine" CTAM Europe's mission is to be the premier provider of marketing education, information and networking opportunities to individuals who work in the European cable industry. CTAM Europe's membership represents more than 25 leading companies including cable operators, programmers and
service companies that support the industry. The organization is affiliated with CTAM in North America, which began in 1976 and now has more than 5,500 members worldwide.
For more information, please visit our web site at www.ctameurope.com.
For further information please contact:
Krisztina Homolay, Managing Director, CTAM Europe