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 ...
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.