Telenet NV : Birgit Conix to be appointed as Chief Financial Officer at
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
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