Executive Profile*

Michael Thomas Fries

Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Member of Executive Committee and Non-Executive Chairman of Austar United Communications Ltd,Liberty Global plc
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 72 board members in 7 different organizations across 12 different industries.

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53$27,701,175
As of Fiscal Year 2015

Background*

Mr. Michael Thomas Fries, also known as Mike, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Liberty Global plc since June 2005 and its President since April 2005. Mr. Fries served as the President of UGC Holdings and Chief Operating Officer of UGC Holdings at UnitedGlobalCom, Inc. (now known as United International Holdings, Inc.) from September 1998 to September 2003. He served as Chief Executive Officer at United International Holdings, Inc., since January 2004 and its President ...

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Corporate Headquarters*

Griffin House
London, Greater London W6 8BS

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 20 8483 6449
Fax: --

Board Members Memberships*

Director
Director
1999-Present
Non-Executive Chairman and Member of Remuneration Committee
2005-Present
Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Member of Executive Committee and Non-Executive Chairman of Austar United Communications Ltd
2015-Present
Independent Director

Education*

MBA
Columbia University
BA
Wesleyan University

Other Affiliations*

Annual Compensation*

Salary$2,115,000
Total Annual Compensation$2,115,000

Stock Options*

Restricted Stock Awards$10,050,959
All Other Compensation$903,903
Exercisable Options1,079,617
Exercisable Options Value$18,131,868
Unexercisable Options4,989,489
Unexercisable Options Value$45,630,822
Total Value of Options$63,762,689
Total Number of Options6,069,106

Total Compensation*

Total Annual Cash Compensation$10,009,903
Total Short Term Compensation$2,115,000
Other Long Term Compensation$10,954,862
Total Calculated Compensation$27,701,175
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