Mick Fernhout

Chief Strategy & Corporate Affairs Officer

Who is Mick Fernhout?

I am… a big music lover, who could not survive a day without Spotify.
I have… two children who are both passionate photographers.
I want… to do more than time allows.
I will… speak Schwizerdütsch before the end of the year.
I like… … to play field hockey on Sundays.
I live… … in the Green Heart of the Netherlands between Amsterdam and Utrecht, and now reside often in beautiful Wallisellen.

  • Mick Fernhout has overseen the Strategy departments of the Central Europe Group since 1 January 2018. Since May 2019, he is also in charge of the corporate affairs department. Before joining us in Zurich, Mick held leading positions within Liberty Global in strategic areas for six years, including in Corporate Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pricing & Base Management, Product Strategy & Incubation.
 
  • From 2007 until 2011, Mick was VP Strategy & Corporate Development, and a member of the UPC Netherlands management team, overseeing the Strategy, Mobile Development and Corporate Communications departments.
     
  • Before joining UPC, Mick worked as a management consultant in the telecommunications and media industries for over 10 years (Arthur Andersen, Deloitte). In 2004/2005 he resided in the US, where he was a leading member of Deloitte’s global telco & media think tank.
 
  • Mick holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Nyenrode University, the Netherlands, and a master’s degree in Economics (specialising in Information Management) from VU University, the Netherlands.