Charter promotes DiGeronimo to SVP, product and strategy

Fri, 03/18/2011 - 8:10am
Mike Robuck

Charter Communications recently promoted Rich DiGeronimo to senior vice president, product and strategy.

DiGeronimo is tasked with leading the company's corporate strategy, business development, product management, and product development teams. In his new job, he is also is accountable for crafting the organization's strategic direction, forming partnerships, developing new products, and managing all of Charter's existing products to achieve long-term growth and the best experience for customers, according to Charter.

Rich DigeronimoDiGeronimo was promoted from his position of vice president of product management, which was his title when Charter hired him in 2008.

DiGeronimo came to Charter from Level 3 Communications where he had served as vice president and general manager of cable markets. In this role, he was responsible for the cable vertical P&L, customer lifecycle management, strategic alliance development, management of complex transactions, and the establishment of product requirements for Level 3's cable customers.

He also held multiple leadership roles in VoIP product management, corporate finance, product strategy and corporate development during his eight-year stint at Level 3.

Prior to joining Level 3, DiGeronimo worked in investment banking for Bear Stearns, focusing on technology equity offerings and M&A.

DiGeronimo reports to Don Detampel, who on Tuesday was promoted to executive vice president, technology and president, commercial services.

Also on Tuesday, Charter announced that chief technology officer and executive vice president Marwan Fawaz would leave the company on March 25 and that former Cox Communications chief technology officer Chris Bowick will serve as Charter's interim CTO.

Multichannel News reported DiGeronimo's promotion yesterday afternoon.


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