Unitymedia Names New MD

Liberty Global is pleased to announce the appointment of Lutz Schüler to the position of Managing Director of Unitymedia GmbH

December 21, 2010

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Liberty Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK), is pleased to announce the appointment of Lutz Schuler to the position of Managing Director of Unitymedia GmbH ("Unitymedia"), Liberty Global's cable operations in Germany, effective January 1, 2011. Lutz will report to Diederik Karsten, Managing Director, European Broadband Operations. He is succeeding Gene Musselman who has been serving as CEO since early 2010 and who is retiring from his role as President and COO of UPC Broadband at the end of this year.

Lutz Schuler (42) brings to the Company a breadth of experience in the telecom industry. He has served in several senior management roles with the Telefonica O2 group since 1998, most recently leading the integration of Hansenet Telekommunication GmbH as its CEO in Hamburg, when it was acquired by Telefonica O2 in early 2010. From 2006 to 2010, he was Managing Director, Marketing & Sales for Telefónica O2 in Germany. Before joining Telefonica O2 in 1998, Lutz worked with VIAG Interkom GmbH and T-Mobil.

Diederik Karsten, Managing Director European Broadband Operations, said: "I am delighted to welcome Lutz to our European management team. Lutz has a great track record in the German telecom market, with many years of strategic and operational experience and a proven track record in generating growth with a wide range of products. He served as a senior management member of one of Germany's most advanced mobile and broadband operators and has a hands-on reputation in running complex organizations. I am convinced he will make a valuable contribution to Unitymedia's management team."

Commenting on his appointment, Lutz Schuler, Managing Director, said: "I am very excited about my appointment and I am looking forward to the opportunity to contributing to Unitymedia's continued successand growing the company and its operations."

Liberty Global Inc. (Nasdaq: LBTY)

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