20.07.2004 – 12:43
Kabel Deutschland announces Insa Calsow as Director of Investor Relations and Finance
Kabel Deutschland (KDG) today announced that Insa Calsow will join the company as Director of Investor Relations and Finance on September 1st 2004. Insa Calsow will report to KDG's Chief Financial Officer, Paul Thomason. She will be responsible for Investor Relations and for certain aspects of Corporate Finance.
Mrs. Calsow comes to Kabel Deutschland from ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG where she served as Senior Vice President and head of their investor relations department since 1998. Prior to joining ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, Insa Calsow held positions in international investment banking between 1989 and 1998. Mrs. Calsow holds a degree in economics. She currently serves as the President of the German Investor Relations Association, Deutscher Investor Relations Kreis e.V. (DIRK), a position she has held since April 2002.
Kabel Deutschland created the position of Head of Investor
Relations and Finance as a result of its recent capital markets
activities. The company issued a Euro equivalent 750 million bond in
June 2004 in both Europe and the USA. Mrs. Calsow will also manage
and support KDG´s relationships with rating agencies, financial
analysts and KDG´s banks.
About Kabel Deutschland
Kabel Deutschland is the largest cable network operator in Europe, connecting almost 10 million households in thirteen German states. KDG owns and operates the network infrastructure, is responsible for the marketing of cable access, as well as other related services, and develops new digital TV and highspeed internet services. The company's digital TV service provides a platform that is open to all content providers. In 2003, KDG was acquired from Deutsche Telekom by a consortium of financial investors comprised of Apax Partners, Providence Equity Partners and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners.
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