Roberts elected NCTA chairman
Comcast Corp. President & CEO Brian Roberts has been elected chairman of the board of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA).
Also elected were Nick Davatzes, CEO Emeritus, A&E Television Networks (Vice Chairman); Tom Rutledge, COO, Cablevision Systems Corp. (Treasurer); Bob Miron, Chairman & CEO, Advance/Newhouse (Secretary).
The NCTA board also established its executive committee for 2005–2006:
Decker Anstrom, president & COO, Landmark Communications Inc.
Matthew Blank, chairman & CEO, Showtime Networks Inc.
Glenn Britt, chairman & CEO, Time Warner Cable, and Immediate Past Chairman of the NCTA Board
Rocco Commisso, chairman & CEO, Mediacom Communications Corp.
Ronald Duncan, president, GCI
James Robbins, president & CEO, Cox Communications Inc.
William Schleyer, chairman & CEO, Adelphia Communications
Michael Willner, president & CEO, Insight Communications
NCTA President & CEO Kyle McSlarrow serves the committee in an ex officio role.
Other board elections included:
Associate Director: Bob Stanzione, chairman & CEO, ARRIS, was re-elected to serve a two-year term.
At-Large Programmer Directors: Nick Davatzes; John Hendricks, chairman, Discovery Communications Inc.; and David Zaslav, president, NBC Universal Cable. All were re-elected to serve two-year terms.
At-Large System Directors: John Evans, chairman & CEO, Evans Telecommunications Company; and Kelvin Westbrook, president & CEO, Millennium Digital Media, were re-elected to serve three-year terms; Mark Niblick, president & CEO, Midcontinent Communications, was also elected to serve a three-year term.
Rural/Small System Directors: Joe Gans, Vice President, Gans Multimedia Partnership, was re-elected to serve a two-year term.