Sunday, December 18, 2011

Charter Names New CEO

Charter Communications named Thomas M. Rutledge as President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Michael J. Lovett, who announced in October his plan to step down as President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter on the earlier of April 30, 2012 or when a successor was appointed. Rutledge joins Charter from Cablevision Systems, where he served as Chief Operating Officer from April 2004 until December 2011. He began his career in 1977 at American Television and Communications (ATC), a predecessor company of Time Warner Cable. Mr. Rutledge currently serves on the board of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA), and served as Chairman of the NCTA from 2008-2010.

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