Lutz Schüler has been CEO of Unitymedia KabelBW since July 2012. He has held his position at Unitymedia since January 2011 and played a key role in the acquisition of Kabel BW by Liberty Global and the subsequent integration of both companies. Lutz Schüler has a great track record in the German telecom market, with many years of strategic and operational experience and extensive experience in marketing, sales and operations across a wide range of products. He served in several senior management roles with the Telefónica O2 group from 1998 onwards, lastly leading the integration of Hansenet Telekommunication GmbH as its CEO in Hamburg, when it was acquired by Telefónica O2 in early 2010. From 2006 to 2010, he was Managing Director, Marketing & Sales for Telefónica O2 in Germany. Before joining Telefónica O2 in 1998, he worked as a product manager with VIAG Interkom GmbH and T-Mobile. Mr. Schüler studied business administration at the University of Augsburg and holds a masters degree in business administration.