10. Severina Pascu – CEO of UPC Romania
Severina Pascu is a Romanian manager. She has been managing director of UPC Switzerland since September 2018.
Pascu studied from 1987 to 1991 pedagogy in Vâlcea and then from 1991 to 1996 economics at the Academy of Economics Bucharest. After graduating, she worked in leading international companies, including KPMG and Metromedia Telecommunications in London. In 2008, she joined the Romanian UPC as Chief Financial Officer and in 2010 became Managing Director. Between 2015 and the end of 2017, Pascu served as Managing Director for UPC’s national companies in Poland, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Luxembourg.
In December 2017, she joined the management of UPC as Chief Operation Officer Central Europe. Since 1 September 2018 Pascu is CEO of UPC Switzerland. She is the first woman to head a large Swiss telecommunications company.