Published: 12.39 Europe/London, May 31, 2011

Gene Musselman, Gerhard Bickmann and Rezaah Ahmad are to join the board of the German Tele Columbus Group. Musselman will be chairman of the new board.

The threesome joins CEO Ronny Verhelst, formerly of Belgiumís Telenet, who took up his position on April 1, 2011.

Gerhard Bickmann is the former CFO of German cable operator Kabel BW, and Rezaah Ahmad, is a director of financial restructuring specialists Queensbridge Associates.

Gene Musselman was president and COO of UPC Broadband between 2003 and 2010, and was also CEO of Liberty Globalís German subsidiary Unitymedia during 2010. He served as an advisor to the company till March 31, 2011.