Levira appoints Kardman as a Senior Sales Director
June 7, 2015
Levira announces appointment of Mr Tommy Kardman as a Senior Sales Director in Levira’s Media Division with a primary focus on developing sales and customer relations for Levira’s Play-Out and Media Management Services. This appointment is to support continuous growth of Levira Play-out Centre, its further development and expansion.
Tommy Kardman will be based in Stockholm, Sweden and will report to Indrek Lepp, Director of Levira’s Media Services Division.
“I am truly happy and pleased about Tommy Kardman joining our team. His strong background and open-mindedness will surely bring new motivation and fresh ideas to the Media Division as well as the company in general,” said Indrek Lepp, Head of Media Division, “and we believe we can shortly announce about new exiting partnerships.”
“I am very excited to be joining Levira and I look forward to work in Levira’s team. From my experience I foresee a great potential for a high quality outsourced Play-Out and Media Management Services and I am convinced that Levira’s offering is very competitive to secure further growth of its business,” commented Tommy Kardman.
Tommy Kardman has a long and diverse career in various Sales and Business Development positions in the Media industry, including Ericsson, Viasat and CANAL+/C More. His experience will be most useful also in his new position at Levira. Prior to joining Levira Tommy spent over 6 years as an Senior Engagement Director at Ericsson in the business unit Broadcast and Media Services where he was one of the first on board creating the business unit and at the same time Engagement lead securing the first deals such as TV4 Sweden, Cmore Nordic and HBO Nordic
Levira is the provider of infrastructure services to Media, IT and Telecom industries. Levira is one of the largest independent providers of TV playout services in the Northern Europe and a leading outside broadcast and SNG service provider in Baltic’s. Levira is the main TV- and radio broadcast transmission service provider in Estonia, Levira also operates one of the largest datacentres in Estonia and provides public and private cloud services (LeviraCloud).
Levira’s state-of-the-art fully automated Play-out system gives an utmost flexibility to provide the exact and only those services that are requested by each customer. Today over 30 TV-channels primarily to Scandinavia and Baltic markets are originated from Levira’s facility in Tallinn.
Levira with HQ in Tallinn, Estonia is jointly owned by Estonian State and TDF Group.