WOW! names VP of engineering ops

WOW! (NYSE:WOW) has appointed John Roy as vice president of engineering operations. Roy will oversee operational functions within network operations, ensuring compliance ...

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WOW! (NYSE:WOW) has appointed John Roy as vice president of engineering operations. Roy will oversee operational functions within network operations, ensuring compliance with company goals, directives, and objectives.

Roy's appointment follows the recent hire of Mark Veyette as senior vice president of IT operations and the recent promotion of Bill Case to chief information officer.

"WOW! continues to attract great leaders to our engineering team, and John is no exception," said Teresa Elder, CEO of WOW!. "With Mark's leadership, vision and strategy, WOW!'s technology and engineering teams will continue to excel as new projects and procedures are successfully implemented."

With more than 22 years of experience in telecommunications, Roy has held leadership positions at T-Mobile, Layer3 TV, Comcast, Media One and Charter Communications. Roy has broad technical knowledge in network engineering and operations and in the deployment of new technologies. Most recently, he served as vice president of operations in T-Mobile's Home and Entertainment department, and as senior vice president at Layer3TV prior to T-Mobile's purchase of the multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD).

"I am driven to create innovative ways to improve performance at WOW!," said Roy. "I look forward to working together with WOW!'s technology and engineering teams to continue to produce and support services that pleasantly surprise our customers."        

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