Madalina Suceveanu joins Liberty Global’s Technology Leadership Team
Amsterdam, Netherlands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) has appointed Madalina Suceveanu, Chief Technology Officer, to the newly created role of Managing Director, Mobile & Cloud Technology, reporting to Enrique Rodriguez, chief technology officer of Liberty. In addition, she was also appointed to the Board of Directors of Telenet.
In the new role, Ms. Suceveanu will be responsible for developing Liberty Global’s technology strategy and its investments in mobile and cloud technologies. The creation of this position is part of Liberty Global’s fixed-mobile convergence strategy, which has led to a number of major transactions in recent years combining leading fixed and mobile network assets, including the merger of Virgin Media and O2 in the UK and the acquisition of Sunrise in Switzerland.
In total, Liberty Global’s next-generation products delivered through advanced fiber and 5G networks now connect a total of 85 million subscribers across Europe and the UK. Liberty Global’s investment arm, Liberty Global Ventures, has also invested in a range of leading mobile and cloud companies, including Pax8, Aviatrix and Lacework.
Ms. Suceveanu will make her first conference appearance as a Liberty Global executive today at the European Women in Technology event at the RAI in Amsterdam.
Prior to joining Liberty Global, Ms. Suceveanu held several management positions within Vodafone Group PLC, including CTO of the European Cluster, Turkey and Egypt and CTO of Vodafone Ireland. She also served as Chief Networks Officer at Vodafone in Germany. Prior to joining Vodafone, Ms. Suceveanu held several management positions at Orange Romania SA from 1997 to 2013, until becoming Chief Technology Officer.
Enrique Rodriguez, Chief Technology Officer at Liberty Global, comments: “Madalina is a top-notch CTO and we are excited to have her join us in this new role. We look forward to benefiting from his vast experience as we continue to develop our strategy to deliver even more innovation to our customers and partners.’
Madalina Suceveanu adds: “I am delighted to join Liberty Global in this new role of Managing Director, Mobile & Cloud Technology. I look forward to enabling our customers and society to benefit from the full potential of 5G and cloud technologies in a timely, innovative and efficient way. »
Ms Suceveanu has also served as a board member of the Vodafone Ireland Foundation, the Orange Foundation, Netshare Ireland and SIRO, a joint venture between Vodafone Ireland and the national electricity company, ESB. In 2017, she was recognized by technology publication Silicon Republic as one of the top 25 female tech leaders in the world.
ABOUT LIBERTY GLOBAL
Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) is a global leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications services. We deliver next-generation products through advanced fiber and 5G networks, and currently provide over 85 million fixed and mobile* connections across Europe and the UK. Our business operates under some of the best-known consumer brands, including Virgin Media-O2 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in the Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Slovakia. With our substantial scale and commitment to innovation, we’re building tomorrow’s connections today, investing in the infrastructure and platforms that enable our customers to make the most of the revolution. digital, while deploying the advanced technologies that nations and economies need to thrive.
Our consolidated businesses generate annual revenue of over $7.5 billion, while the VodafoneZiggo joint venture and VMO2 joint venture generate combined annual revenue of over $19 billion.**
Liberty Global Ventures, our global investment arm, has a portfolio of over 75 content, technology and infrastructure companies and funds, including strategic holdings in companies like ITV, Televisa Univision, Plume, Lionsgate and the Formula E racing series.
* Represents the total number of fixed and mobile subscribers consolidated and 50% owned non-consolidated. Includes VMO2 joint venture wholesale mobile subscribers and VodafoneZiggo joint venture B2B fixed subscribers.
** The above revenue figures are provided based on Liberty Global’s consolidated full year 2021 results (excluding revenue from the UK joint venture entities) and the combined full year 2021 results reported for the VodafoneZiggo joint venture and estimated results under US GAAP for the year 2021 for the VMO2 joint venture. For more information, visit www.libertyglobal.com.