The new CEO of AS Levira, provider of media, cloud, broadcast and network services, is Tiit Tammiste, as approved by the Supervisory Board. Tammiste will assume office on 1 August 2016.
“Tiit is a professional who is very well versed in telecommunications and has long experience in running an international business. These qualities will help him make a significant contribution to the sustainable development of all the business lines of Levira,” said Chairman of the Supervisory Board Tõnu Nirk.
“I feel extremely positive about joining Levira’s highly competent team. Media and cloud services as well as broadcasting have a growing importance in our digitising society, and I will be happy to use my experience in the development of these fields,” said the new CEO Tiit Tammiste.
Tammiste worked as the Technology Director at Telia Eesti AS until May 2016, and before that at different positions in EMT and Eesti Telekom. Tammiste is also Member of the Board of the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL).
Tammiste was appointed CEO unanimously by the Board – Chairman Tõnu Nirk and members Helmut Egenbauer, Aymeric de Cardes, Roland Chedlivili, Tarmo Porgand and Mario Sõrm.
Levira announced the competition for a new CEO in April this year, when the former CEO Mart Einpalu resigned on his own accord on 2 June 2016. Until Tammiste will take up his appointment, Member of the Management Board Aare Siimon will be acting as the CEO.
Levira is a provider of cloud, media and broadcast transmission services. Headquartered in Tallinn, Estonia, it operates one of the largest data centres in the Baltics, which complies with the highest security and reliability standards.
Levira is the main TV and radio broadcast transmission provider in Estonia and offers TV play-out services for international TV channels and media companies. Levira has three HD OB trucks and UAV (drone) for TV production.
Levira’s customers include multinational and regional IT companies and broadcasters like Turner, Sony, MTG, Discovery, EBU, ATEA, A-Data, Telia, Tele2, Elisa, ERR, Starman, Kanal 2 and TV3.