NCTA re-elects Insight's Willner as chairman

Wed, 05/08/2002 - 8:00pm

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) said Wednesday that Insight Communications President and CEO Michael Willner was re-elected for a second term as chairman of NCTA's board of directors.

Time Warner Cable Chairman and CEO Glenn Britt was elected vice chairman, and Adelphia Communications CEO and President John Rigas and Comcast Corp. President were re-elected, respectively, as secretary and treasurer.

In addition to immediate past Chairman Joseph Collins (Chairman and CEO of AOL Time Warner Interactive Video) and NCTA President and CEO Robert Sachs, NCTA's executive committee will be comprised of:

Decker Anstrom,

president and CEO, Landmark Communications, Inc.

Matthew C. Blank,

Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks, Inc.

Nickolas Davatzes,

president and CEO, A&E Television Networks

James Dolan,

president and CEO, Cablevision Systems Corp.

Robert Miron,

President, Advance/Newhouse Communications

James Robbins,

president and CEO, Cox Communications

William Schleyer,

president and CEO, AT&T Broadband

Carl Vogel,

president and CEO, Charter Communications

NCTA added that CommScope Inc. Chairman and CEO Frank Drendel was re-elected to a two-year term as associate director.

The following were re-elected to three-year terms as at-large system directors:

Rocco Commisso,

chairman and CEO, Mediacom Communications Corp.

Joseph Floyd,

vice chairman of the board, Midcontinent Communications

Kelvin R. Westbrook,

president and CEO, Millennium Digital Media

The following were also elected or re-elected to two-year terms as at-large programmer directors:

Decker Anstrom,

president and CEO, Landmark Communications

Matthew Blank,

Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks, Inc.

Debra L. Lee,

president and COO, BET Holdings

Sjoberg Inc. President and CEO Richard Sjoberg was elected to a two-year term as rural/small system operator director, and Eagle Communications President and CEO Gary Shorman was elected to a two-year term as rural/small system operator committee director.


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