Change in the Wind at Liberty Global
Liberty Global (www.lgi.com) appointedÂ Diederik Karsten to the newly created position of managing director, European broadband operations, for Liberty Global effective January 1, 2011. Karsten will succeedÂ Gene Musselman, who has decided to retire, effective at ...
Karsten has served as managing director, UPC Netherlands, since 2004. In his new capacity, he will oversee the day-to-day operations of LGI's cable businesses spanning 10 European countries, 13.5 million customers and 19.9 million RGUs. He will also remain a board member of Telenet, LGI’s Belgian subsidiary. Based in Amsterdam, Karsten will become an executive officer of Liberty Global reporting to President and CEO Mike Fries, and will be a member of the company’s executive management committee.
Robert Dunn, Managing Director of UPC Ireland since 2006, is expected to succeed Karsten as managing director of UPC Netherlands.