STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDQ: CHTR) today announced that Alexander Hoehn-Saric will join Charter as Senior Vice President, Government Affairs. Mr. Hoehn-Saric was most recently Policy Director in the office of Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. Prior to that, he served the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Senator Barbara Boxer and as a private attorney. Mr. Hoehn-Saric will be based in Charter's Washington, D.C. office and will report to Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, Catherine Bohigian.
"Alex's deep understanding of communications policy and extensive experience at the Federal Communications Commission and in the U.S. Senate, will be a tremendous asset to Charter as we continue to work with our government partners to ensure a business environment that promotes the growth of broadband services and choice for consumers," said Catherine Bohigian. "He will be able to make an immediate impact on our business and I am pleased to welcome him to the team," she added.
His work at the Federal Communications Commission included strategic counsel to Commissioner Rosenworcel, particularly on issues related to media and technology. In addition, at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Mr. Hoehn-Saric focused on issues of privacy and cybersecurity, among others. In the U.S. Senate, he served as Senior Counsel for the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance as well as Communications Counsel for the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation where he worked on the passage of numerous communications and consumer protection laws.
Mr. Hoehn-Saric is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. He currently resides in Maryland with his family.
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®. Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.