ST. LOUIS, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) today announced a new organizational structure that will best leverage the strengths of its leadership team, employees and resources to improve the customer experience and grow customer relationships.
Charter President and CEO Mike Lovett said the new organization puts into place another critical cornerstone in the foundation Charter is building for the future. "With this team in place, we are well positioned to execute our strategy and deliver a superior experience to our customers," said Mr. Lovett. "We have an exceptional leadership team and significant opportunity to grow the business."
Ted Schremp has been named Executive Vice President, Operations and Marketing, continuing strategic leadership of marketing and adding responsibility for customer experience transformation, customer care, operations, communications and human resources.
Marwan Fawaz will serve as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Chief Technology Officer, taking on leadership responsibility for strategy and innovation of Charter’s product portfolio as well as business development. Mr. Fawaz will retain leadership responsibility for engineering/IP infrastructure, information technology and web technology strategy.
Greg Doody will become Executive Vice President, Programming and Legal Affairs, expanding his role to include leadership for programming upon Greg Rigdon‘s departure in early February. Mr. Doody will also retain leadership responsibility for government affairs. Rick Dykhouse has been named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, reporting to Mr. Doody.
Charter’s senior leadership team was completed last fall with the additions of Don Detampel, Executive Vice President and President, Commercial Services, and Chris Winfrey, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Charter is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV™ video entertainment programming, Charter Internet™ access, and Charter Phone™. Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter’s advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.
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