Lutz SchülerCEO Virgin Media O2 (50/50 Joint Venture)
Lutz previously served as CEO of Virgin Media from June 2019 to May 2021, after spending ten months as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Lutz is also a member of the Liberty Global Executive Leadership Team.
Prior to his time at Virgin Media, Lutz was CEO of Unity Media, a position he held from January 2011. While at Unity Media, he played a key role in the acquisition of Kabel BW by Liberty Global and the subsequent integration of both companies. 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 T-Mobile.