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Ziggo intends to appoint René Obermann as its new CEO starting January 1, 2014


March 6, 2013 - London

The Supervisory Board of Ziggo is pleased to announce that it intends to appoint René Obermann as the new CEO of Ziggo effective 1st of January 2014.  René Obermann is currently CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG. This planned transition coincides with the previously disclosed retirement of the current CEO, Bernard Dijkhuizen in January 2014, and assures continued strong leadership of Ziggo in future.

Andy Sukawaty, Chairman of the Supervisory Board:
"We are very excited to have Rene Obermann join Ziggo.His leadership skills and broad global experience in fixed and mobile telecoms will help to drive continued long term growth and service innovation at Ziggo.  Bernard Dijkhuizen, who as previously announced, will retire next year, will continue to lead Ziggo through this year and will work with René Obermann to ensure a smooth transition. Under Bernard'sleadership, Ziggo has realised great success in delivering world leading services to consumers in the Netherlands. René Obermann is a perfect successor to lead the company through a new phase of growth, innovation and market leadership."

René Obermann
After 15 happy years at Deutsche Telekom, I am very pleased to join Ziggo. This opportunity fulfills my strong wish as an entrepreneur to move closer to operational activities and to be involved in a fast changing world of offering products and services in media and entertainment. Ziggo therefore makes an ideal match and I look forward to starting as CEO of Ziggo as of January 1, 2014.

Further information
For information purposes the intended appointment will be put on the agenda of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of shareholders of Ziggo, which will take place on April 18, 2013. The agenda and the explanatory notes to the agenda, with all relevant information, will be published tomorrow on the corporate website of Ziggo: www.ziggo.com. The works council of Ziggo will be requested to give advice in respect of the intended appointment of René Obermann.   

About Ziggo
Ziggo is a Dutch provider of entertainment, information and communication through television, Internet and telephony
services. The company serves around 2.9 million households, with almost 1.8 million Internet customers, more than 2.2 million
customers for digital television and 1.5 million telephony subscribers. Business-to-business customers use services such as
data communication, telephony, television and Internet. The company owns a next-generation network capable of providing the
bandwidth required for all future services currently foreseen. More information on Ziggo can be found on: www.ziggo.com
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For more information please contact:

Press
Martijn Jonker
Director Corporate Communications a.i.
+31 (0)88 717 2419 | Martijn.Jonker@office.ziggo.nl
Analysts and Investors
Wouter van de Putte
Director Corporate Finance & Investor Relations
+31 (0)88 717 1799 | investorrelations@office.ziggo.nl

Christian Berghout
Manager Corporate Finance & Investor Relations
+31 (0)88 717 1051| investorrelations@office.ziggo.nl
Rene Obermann



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