Markus Schmid, CEO and President of the Tele Columbus
Group, is leaving the company at his own request. Michael Buhl,
CFO of the Tele Columbus Group, will temporarily assume the position of president of
the Management Board. Markus Schmid led the company for over two years through a
phase of strategic reorientation, first as Managing Director B2C, subsequently as COO
and President and finally as CEO.
Former Premiere Board Member Schmid has been Managing Director of the Tele
Columbus Group since April 2007 as well as PrimaCom AG’s CEO since April 2008. The two
cable network operators are allied through a common holding company.