August 26, 2013 10.19 Europe/London By Robert Briel
Telenet has appointed Birgit Conix as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1, 2013.
Conix 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 Düsseldorf. 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.
John Porter, CEO at Telenet, said in a statement: “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.”