WideOpenWest has named Coleen Abdoulah to the dual role of president and CEO. Previously, she was COO of the competitive cable operator, which offers video and data services in southeastern Michigan; Illinois; and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio.
Abdoulah replaces Mark Haverkate, who now heads Champion Broadband, a venture that recently purchased WOW's Colorado systems.
Before joining WOW in August 2002, Abdoulah was executive vice president of wireline service for AT&T Broadband. She is also a past vice president of the executive board of Women in Cable and Telecommunications.