Neil Foulger, managing director, HR, Liberty Global Group
HR magazine, September 11, 2015
Neil Foulger was the HR lead in the acquisition of Virgin Media by Liberty Global in 2013. Denver-based Liberty Global is now the largest international cable company with operations in 14 countries and 36,000 employees.
Neil Foulger has worked in Liberty Global for over 10 years covering a number of HR roles, most recently as managing director, HR with responsibility for global compensation & benefits and HR technology. He was responsible for the HR aspects of the recent Virgin Media acquisition and led the cross-functional compensation and policy stream in the integration phase.
Since joining Liberty Global, Foulger has worked with Amy Blair, SVP Global HR, to deliver market-leading compensation programmes across the world including several effective equity-based incentives. He introduced streamlined performance and pay processes through on-line self-service, significantly shortening cycle times and giving managers more decision-making control. Recently he has overseen the transition to cloud-based global HR systems introducing talent discovery and performance management.
Foulger joined Liberty Global from Citigroup where he was director, compensation & benefits. Previously he has held HR, sales and manufacturing management positions at British Telecom and Xerox.
Foulger has a degree in physics and laser physics from the University of Wales, Swansea and is a member of the Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Physics. He is a founder member of the Performance & Reward Centre (PARC), the UK’s lead body for reward practitioners.