TWC’s Marcus to join Equifax’s board
Time Warner Cable’s Rob Marcus, who was named as the cable operator’s CEO and chairman this past summer, will join the board of directors at Equifax.
Marcus, who will take over the top executive positions from Glenn Britt at the start of next year, will start serving as a director on Equifax’s board on Nov. 1.
Marcus will also serve on the board's governance committee starting Jan. 1. With the addition of Marcus, the company's board will consist of 10 directors, including nine independent directors. Equifax is a credit reporting company based in Atlanta.
"Rob Marcus is an outstanding addition to our Board. He brings extensive experience in operations, strategy, acquisitions and working in a regulated environment,” said Equifax CEO and chairman Richard F. Smith. “He brings extensive experience in operations, strategy, acquisitions and working in a regulated environment. His oversight of marketing, customer care, technology, commercial and media services will be valuable to Equifax as we develop and market new technology-based products and services for consumers and businesses."
Marcus, 48, joined Time Warner Inc. in 1998 and moved to Time Warner Cable in 2005. He was named chief financial officer in 2008. He worked with Britt during Time Warner Cable’s 2009 spin-off from Time Warner Inc. Marcus also led the cable operator’s successful acquisitions of Adelphia, NaviSite and Insight to expand its footprint and services.
Marcus was named president and chief operating officer in 2010, and currently oversees the company’s operations, including residential services, serving more than 14.7 million customers; business services, serving more than 579,000 small, medium and enterprise sized businesses; media services, the advertising arm of TWC; and technology and network operations.