Charter Communications, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer Kevin D. Howard has been appointed interim Chief Financial Officer effective August 1, 2010.
"Kevin’s strong financial background coupled with his knowledge of both our company and the dynamic landscape of our industry make him the ideal candidate to fill the interim Chief Financial Officer role," said Mike Lovett, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We are pleased to have an executive of Kevin’s caliber within our organization that can step up to serve in this position while we continue our search."
As Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Howard will continue to have overall responsibility for all of the Company’s internal and external accounting and financial reporting. Since joining Charter in 2002, he has held various positions with increasing responsibility. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Howard worked at Arthur Andersen as an auditor from 1993. He received a B.S.B.A. degree in finance and economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia and is a certified public accountant and certified managerial accountant.
The Company’s previously announced search to replace Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Eloise Schmitz is ongoing.
Charter Communications, Inc.
First Call Analyst:
SOURCE: Charter Communications, Inc.
CONTACT: media, Anita Lamont, +1-314-543-2215, or analysts, Mary Jo
Web Site: http://charter.com/