Andrew Buckhurst to head external communications for RTL Group

Luxembourg – 19 November 2003. RTL Group announces the appointment of Andrew Buckhurst as responsible for all External Communications for the Group, with effect from 1 January, 2004. He will also continue as Head of Investor Relations for RTL Group, a role he has filled since January 2002.

This reorganisation follows the decision by Roy Addison, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Communications, to leave the Group at the end of this year.

Chief Executive, Gerhard Zeiler, said today: β€œI am delighted that Andrew is taking this role, bringing his extensive knowledge of the company and his experience of communicating with the investment community to a wider audience.

β€œAt the same time, I wish to thank Roy for everything he has done since the formation of RTL Group three years ago. There is no doubt that the true values and achievements of the Group are widely understood in the outside world, which is a tribute to his skills and experience. We wish him well in his semi-retirement.”

For further enquiries

Roy Addison
RTL Group
Phone: 00352/42 142-5130
Fax:     00352/42 142-5139