Baptiest Coopmans


Vodafone UK CEO to lead Liberty joint venture

Vodafone and Liberty Global have said they intend to appoint Vodafone UK CEO, Jeroen Hoencamp, as the chief executive of their 50-50 joint venture in the Netherlands. Under the plans, which were announced today, Ziggo chief finance officer, Ritchy Drost, will become CFO of the merged entity – which will combine Liberty-owned Ziggo’s fibre broadband […]

Ziggo recommends Liberty Global offer, Coopmans to be new CEO

The board of Dutch cable leader Ziggo has recommended a €35.74 per share offer by Liberty Global to acquire the 71.5% of the company that it doesn’t already own.  Liberty has also said that its current Dutch chief Baptiest Coopmans will take over as Ziggo CEO once the deal is complete. Bert Groenewegen will remain […]

Liberty appoints new Virgin Media CFO

Liberty Global has named the managing director of UPC Netherlands, Robert Dunn, as Virgin Media’s next chief finance officer. The appointment is due to be made after Liberty completes its buyout of Virgin Media, which is due to happen by the end of the second quarter. Dunn will replace current Virgin CFO Eamonn O’Hare, who […]