Charter's Rutledge Reelected Chairman of NCTA Board

Tom Rutledge, chairman and CEO of Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR), was reelected as chairman of the NCTA's board of directors. The ...

Cox, Comcast execs to lead NCTA board
Cox, Comcast execs to lead NCTA board

Tom Rutledge, chairman and CEO of Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR), was reelected as chairman of the NCTA's board of directors. The election took place on April 26 in Washington DC.

In addition, the following officers were reelected for a second one-year term: Pat Esser, president, Cox Communications, as vice chairman; and John Skipper, president, ESPN, and co-chairman, Disney Media Networks, as secretary. Elected for a first term as treasurer was Dave Watson, president and CEO, Comcast Cable, and EVP, Comcast Corp.

Other board elections included:

  • Associate Director: Bob Stanzione, executive chairman, ARRIS, was reelected to serve a two-year term.
  • At-Large Programmer Directors: David Zaslav, president and CEO, Discovery Communications; Peter Rice, chairman and CEO, Fox Networks Group; and Josh Sapan, president and CEO, AMC Networks, were elected to serve two-year terms. Bob Bakish, president and CEO, Viacom, was elected for a one-year term to finish out the term of a previous director.
  • At-Large System Directors: John Evans, chairman and CEO, Evans Telecommunications, and Pat McAdaragh, president and CEO, Midco, were reelected to another three-year term.
  • Rural/Midsize Director: In March 2017, Jeff DeMond, president and CEO, Vyve Broadband, was reelected for another two-year term.

Additionally, Nancy Dubuc, president and CEO of A+E Networks, and Alfred Liggins, president and CEO of Radio One and chairman and CEO of TV One, were reappointed to fill at-large appointed director seats that carry two-year terms.

Other directors who serve on the NCTA Board were not subject to reelection.

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