Tom Mockridge to become CEO of Virgin Media

  Tom Mockridge to become CEO of Virgin Media

Appointment by Liberty Global is subject to its closing of the Virgin Media
acquisition scheduled for early June 2013

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- May 8, 2013

Liberty Global, Inc. (“Liberty Global,” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA,
LBTYB and LBTYK) is pleased to announce that it has selected Tom Mockridge to
become CEO of Virgin Media Inc. (“Virgin Media”) (NASDAQ: VMED; LSE: VMED)
upon the closing of its proposed acquisition of Virgin Media, which is subject
to stockholder approval of both companies. The U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission has approved the definitive Joint Proxy Statement/ Prospectus, and
stockholders of both companies are scheduled to vote on the transaction in
early June, with closing soon thereafter.

Mr. Mockridge has served in several senior management roles over the course of
more than two decades with News Corporation, including Chief Executive of
European Television operations, Chief Executive of Sky Italia, and most
recently Chief Executive of News International. Mr. Mockridge will succeed
Neil Berkett, who will continue in his role as CEO of Virgin Media until
closing of the transaction, having previously announced his intention to
retire from Virgin Media upon closing.

Mike Fries, President and CEO of Liberty Global, said, “Tom will bring to
Virgin Media a breadth of experience in the pay-TV industry, both in the UK
and throughout Europe. I have known and worked with Tom for nearly 15 years
and have always admired his leadership and operating success in a number of
highly competitive media markets. We are fortunate to bring an executive of
Tom’s talent and experience in to lead Virgin Media in its next phase of
growth. I’d also like to wish Neil Berkett all the best in his future
endeavors. He has done an outstanding job at Virgin Media and will be missed
by all.”

Tom Mockridge said, “Thanks to the incredible energy of its employees and the
loyalty of its customers, Virgin Media has become the UK’s leading broadband
communications company and has developed an immensely powerful media brand. I
keenly anticipate joining the team as it continues to deliver the cutting-edge
TV and broadband products and services that excite and inspire its customers
across the UK. I’m also excited to become part of the Liberty Global family
and look forward to working closely with Mike and his team as they continue to
build the world’s largest cable platform.”

As CEO of Virgin Media after the closing, Mr. Mockridge will report to Mike
Fries, as well as to a newly formed operating committee comprised of Mr.
Fries, Diederik Karsten, Executive Vice President, European Broadband
Operations, and Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology

About Tom Mockridge

Tom served as the Chief Executive Officer of News International Limited at
News Corporation from July 2011 to December 2012. Previously he was the Chief
Executive of European Television at News Corporation from 2008, responsible
for its television operations in Europe and outside the UK. He served as the
Chief Executive of Sky Italia at News Corporation from 2003 to 2011. Prior to
Sky Italia, he served as the Chief Executive of the publicly-listed New
Zealand company, Independent Newspapers. Other historical positions include
Chairman of Sky New Zealand and Chief Executive Officer of Foxtel (News
Corporation's Australian pay-TV joint venture). He served as Deputy Chairman
of the Supervisory Board at Sky Deutschland AG between 2009 and 2010. Mr.
Mockridge served as Non-Executive Director of British Sky Broadcasting Group
plc from February 2009 and served as its Deputy Chairman between April 2012
and January 2013.

Additional Information and Where to Find It

Nothing in this communication shall constitute a solicitation to buy or
subscribe for or an offer to sell any securities of Liberty Global, Inc.,
Virgin Media Inc. or Liberty Global Corporation Limited (New Liberty Global).
In connection with the proposed acquisition of Virgin Media by Liberty Global,
New Liberty Global has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission
(“SEC”) a Registration Statement on Form S-4 (File No. 333-187100) (the
“Registration Statement”), which contains a definitive joint proxy statement
of Liberty Global and Virgin Media and also constitutes a prospectus of New
copy of the Registration Statement and joint proxy statement/prospectus, as
well as other filings containing information about Liberty Global, Virgin
Media and New Liberty Global, without charge, at the SEC’s Internet site
( Copies of the Registration Statement and joint proxy
statement/prospectus and the filings with the SEC that will be incorporated by
reference therein can also be obtained, without charge, by directing a request
to Liberty Global, Inc., 12300 Liberty Boulevard, Englewood, Colorado, 80112,
USA, Attention: Investor Relations, Telephone: +1 303 220 6600, or to Virgin
Media Limited, Communications House, Bartley Wood Business Park, Bartley Way,
Hook, RG27 9UP, United Kingdom, Attn: Investor Relations Department, Telephone
+44 (0) 1256 753037.

The respective directors and executive officers of Liberty Global and Virgin
Media and other persons may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation
of proxies in respect of the proposed transaction. Information regarding
Liberty Global’s directors and executive officers is available in the Annual
Report on Form 10-K/A filed with the SEC by Liberty Global on April 25, 2013,
and information regarding Virgin Media’s directors and executive officers is
available in its Annual Report on Form 10-K/A filed with the SEC by Virgin
Media on April 24, 2013. Other information regarding the participants in the
proxy solicitation and a description of their direct and indirect interests,
by security holdings or otherwise, will be contained in the joint proxy
statement/prospectus and other relevant materials to be filed with the SEC
when they become available. These documents can be obtained free of charge
from the sources indicated above.

About Liberty Global

Liberty Global is the leading international cable company, with operations in
13 countries. We connect people to the digital world and enable them to
discover and experience its endless possibilities. Our market-leading
triple-play services are provided through next-generation networks and
innovative technology platforms that connect 20 million customers subscribing
to 35 million television, broadband internet and telephony services as of
March 31, 2013.

Liberty Global’s consumer brands include UPC, Unitymedia, KabelBW, Telenet and
VTR. Our operations also include Chellomedia, our content division, Liberty
Global Business Services, our commercial division and Liberty Global Ventures,
our investment fund.

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