InvestorsJanuary 26, 2006
Charter Appoints Gregory S. Rigdon Senior Vice President of Business Development
ST. LOUIS - Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:CHTR) today announced the appointment of Gregory S. Rigdon as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Grier C. Raclin, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, said that, in this newly created position, Mr. Rigdon will be responsible for identifying, pursuing, negotiating and executing strategic partnerships and other revenue generating opportunities for Charter.
Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Rigdon was with America Online, Inc. since 1997, most recently serving as Vice President, Programming, Strategy and Business Development, where he was responsible for structuring and negotiating all content licensing and acquisition deals for the AOL Network and developing programming strategies and analysis across AOL's vertical content areas. During his tenure at America Online, Mr. Rigdon also served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the AOL Commerce Division and Vice President, Business Affairs. Previously, Mr. Rigdon served as a Senior Associate at REM Capital Corporation and KPMG, BARENTS GROUP, Merchant Banking Division, where he was responsible for debt and equity placements and business development efforts. Mr. Rigdon received a B.A. degree with high honors from Oberlin College and a Master of Arts degree in Russian Studies from Princeton University.
Mr. Raclin stated, "We are extremely pleased to have Greg join Charter as we identify and pursue new revenue generating opportunities to leverage the capabilities of our broadband network."
About Charter Communications
Charter Communications, Inc., a broadband communications company, provides a full range of advanced broadband services to the home, including cable television on an advanced digital video programming platform via Charter Digital™, Charter High-Speed™ Internet service and Charter Telephone™. Charter Business™ provides scalable, tailored and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to organizations of all sizes through business-to-business Internet, data networking, video and music services. Advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at www.charter.com.
Mary Jo Moehle