June 10, 2003
TIME WARNER'S BRITT ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF NCTA BOARD; OTHER NCTA BOARD MEMBERS ELECTED; EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NAMED
TIME WARNER'S BRITT ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF NCTA BOARD;
OTHER NCTA BOARD MEMBERS ELECTED;
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NAMED
Chicago, Ill. – Glenn A. Britt, Chairman & CEO of Time Warner Cable, was elected for a one-year term as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) during a board meeting held today at the Cable 2003 national convention in Chicago. Brian L. Roberts, CEO & President, Comcast Corporation, was elected vice-chairman. Elected as secretary and treasurer respectively were Tom Rutledge, President, Cable & Communications, Cablevision Systems Corporation and Nickolas Davatzes, President & CEO, A&E Television Networks.
In addition to the Officers, immediate past Chairman Michael S. Willner, Vice Chairman & CEO, Insight Communications, and NCTA President & CEO Robert Sachs, the following were re-appointed to the NCTA Executive Committee:
Decker Anstrom, President & COO, Landmark Communications, Inc.
Matthew C. Blank, Chairman & CEO Showtime Networks Inc.
Robert Miron, Chairman & CEO, Advance/Newhouse Communications
James O. Robbins, President & CEO, Cox Communications, Inc.
William T. Schleyer, Chairman & CEO, Adelphia Communications
Carl Vogel, President & CEO, Charter Communications
Other Board elections included:
Associate Director: Robert Stanzione, President & CEO, ARRIS, Inc., was elected to serve a two-year term.
At-Large Programmer Directors: Nickolas Davatzes, President & CEO, A&E Television Networks, John S. Hendricks, Chairman & CEO, Discovery Communications, Inc. and Carole Black, President & CEO, Lifetime Entertainment Services were re-elected to serve two-year terms.
At-Large System Directors: Peter P. Brubaker, President & CEO, Susquehanna Media Company was re-elected to a three-year term, John D. Evans, Chairman & CEO, Evans Telecommunications Company was re-elected to a two-year term and William J. Bresnan, President & CEO, Bresnan Communications, was elected to a three-year term.
Rural & Small System Director: Joseph S. Gans, III, President & CEO, Gans Multimedia Partnership, was re-elected for a two-year term.
Fourteen directors were not subject to re-election.
NCTA is the principal trade association of the cable television industry in the United States. NCTA represents cable operators serving more than 90 percent of the nation's cable television households and more than 200 cable program networks, as well as equipment suppliers and providers of other services to the cable industry.
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