Herb Hribar, Chief Executive Officer
Appointment Date: 03.08.2012
Company: Eircom Group
Business Type: Telecommunications
Position: Chief executive officer
Eircom Group has announced the appointment of Herb Hribar as the group’s chief executive officer. Hribar will be appointed to the boards of Eircom Holdco SA and Eircom Holdings (Ireland) Limited and will take up his role in early September.
Hribar has extensive operational experience in the telecommunications and TV industries both in the US and Europe where he has been president of Ameritech Wireless in the US, managing director of Kabel Deutschland, Europe’s largest cable operator, and COO of Cablecom in Switzerland. He previously served as managing director of wholesale/networks at the Eircom Group from 2002 to 2004.
“Herb will lead the continued transformation of Eircom including the investment in our fibre network that will support new high bandwidth products to further position the business for the future.” said Ned Sullivan, chairman of Eircom Group.
“On behalf of the board, I would also like to recognise the significant contribution of outgoing CEO Paul Donovan over the past three years. We wish him every success in the future as he returns to the UK,” he added.