Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK), one of the world´s converged video, broadband and communications companies, has announced that Severina Pascu will join Virgin Media as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective February 1, 2020, the company said.
Ms. Pascu is currently CEO of Liberty Global´s Swiss operations, UPC Switzerland, and will be succeeded in that role by Baptiest Coopmans, Senior Vice President Operations for Liberty Global and a key executive with the company for the past seven years.
In addition to the finance function at Virgin Media, Ms. Pascu will take on responsibility for customer service and field operations as well as logistics and supply chain, reporting to Virgin Media CEO Lutz Schüler. She will also continue to be a member of Liberty Global´s Executive Leadership Team.
Ms. Pascu started her career with Liberty Global as CFO of UPC Romania in 2008 and has grown into a strong operator with transformation experience across operations in Central and Eastern Europe.
Coopmans joined Liberty Global in 2013 as the CEO of UPC Netherlands. In his new role Coopmans will oversee Liberty Global´s operations in Poland and Slovakia and will be on Liberty Global´s Executive Leadership Team.
Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) is one of the world´s converged video, broadband and communications companies, with operations in six European countries under the consumer brands Virgin Media, Telenet and UPC.