Diederik Karsten has served as a director of the Company since May 2007. He became Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer for Liberty Global in August 2015. Previously Mr. Karsten served as Executive Vice President, European Broadband Operations. Before that he served as the Managing Director for Liberty Global’s broadband operations in the Netherlands. Prior to joining Liberty Global, he held various management positions at PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble in the Netherlands, the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom. Mr. Karsten holds a degree in business economics from Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, with specializations in Marketing and Accountancy.