Cable Europe taps Kohnstamm as president


BRUSSELS -- Liberty Global Europe managing director Manuel Kohnstamm was named the president of Cable Europe on Thursday at the industry group's annual conference in Madrid.

He replaces Kabel Deutschland CCO Manuel Cabero. Kohnstamm told the conference that the industry needed to continue building its presence and political power, "not just in Brussels but in the capitals of Europe." He urged the cable business to further consolidate in the face of new market challenges.