Glenn Britt, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, was elected chairman of the board for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association. Britt, elected to a two-year term, will replace outgoing Chairman Michael Willner, vice chairman and CEO of Insight Communications.
NCTA also elected Comcast Corp. President and CEO Brian Roberts to vice chairman, Cablevision Systems Corp. President Tom Rutledge to secretary, and A&E Television Networks President and CEO Nickolas Davatzes to treasurer.
NCTA also announced the following re-appointments to its executive committee:
Decker Anstrom, president & COO, Landmark Communications Inc.
Matthew C. Blank, chairman & CEO, Showtime Networks Inc.
Robert Miron, chairman & CEO, Advance/Newhouse Communications
James O. Robbins, president & CEO, Cox Communications Inc.
William T. Schleyer, chairman & CEO, Adelphia Communications
Carl Vogel, president & CEO, Charter Communications.
NCTA also announced the following board re-elections:
Associate Director: Robert Stanzione, president & CEO, Arris Inc., was elected to serve a two-year term.
At-Large Programmer Directors: Nickolas Davatzes, A&E Television Networks; John S. Hendricks, chairman & CEO, Discovery Communications Inc.; and Carole Black, president & CEO, Lifetime Entertainment Services were re-elected to serve two-year terms.
At-Large System Directors: Peter P. Brubaker, president & CEO, Susquehanna Media Company was re-elected to a three-year term; John Evans, chairman & CEO, Evans Telecommunications Company, was re-elected to a two-year term; and William Bresnan, president & CEO, Bresnan Communications, was elected to a three-year term.
Rural & Small System Director: Joseph Gans III, president & CEO, Gans Multimedia Partnership, was re-elected for a two-year term.