Telenet NV : Birgit Conix to be appointed as Chief Financial Officer at Telenet Mechelen, 26 August 2013 - Telenet today announced that Ms. Birgit Conix will be taking up the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1, 2013. She will also become a member of the Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to John Porter, CEO at Telenet. Birgit has over 20 years of experience in finance across multiple industries, including fast moving consumer goods, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. She held international assignments in Amsterdam, London, Madrid, Frankfurt and Dusseldorf. She is currently the Regional Head of Finance for Heineken's Western European organization at their Amsterdam headquarters, overlooking the financial operations of a 7.8 billion € business. She heads up a team of about 1,200 finance professionals in 11 markets and is also a member of Heineken's Western European Management team and Global Finance Leadership team. Prior to joining Heineken in 2011, Birgit built an impressive career at Johnson & Johnson, where she held different top-level international positions with growing responsibilities in finance, strategy and business operations. One of her key achievements was to help business units to accelerate their growth by pursuing new opportunities and optimizing resource allocation. Prior to J&J, Birgit worked at Tenneco and Reed-Elsevier. John Porter, CEO at Telenet, reacted: "We are delighted to have found a highly qualified and experienced CFO and seasoned executive. Birgit's strategic vision and her strong leadership skills make her the ideal candidate to head our finance department going forward. She is a collaborative and engaging leader. I am looking forward to working with Birgit to continue to ensure Telenet's future." Birgit Conix (48) is Belgian and mother of 2 teenage sons. She holds a Master of science in Business Economics from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, USA. Photo Birgit Conix Press release ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Telenet NV via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1724758
Telenet NV : Birgit Conix to be appointed as Chief Financial Officer at Telenet
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