Mick Fernhout

Chief Strategy 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. 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.