Charter Communications today announced that Gregory S. Rigdon has been named Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy. In his new role, Mr. Rigdon's responsibilities will include helping build the strategy to support the Company's commitment to operational and service excellence and long-term growth. He will also continue to lead Charter's negotiations with programmers, vendors and strategic partners.
Mr. Rigdon has served as Senior Vice President of Business Development since joining Charter in 2006.
"Greg's broad range of experience makes him extremely qualified for this integral role, which touches all components of Charter's business," said Michael Lovett, Charter President and CEO. "He will be at the center of defining Charter's strategic direction to position us for future growth."
Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Rigdon served as Vice President of Programming, Strategy and Business Development for America Online, Inc., where he structured and negotiated all content licensing and acquisitions for the AOL Network and developed programming strategies across AOL's vertical content areas.
Mr. Rigdon received a B.A. degree with high honors from Oberlin College and holds a Master of Arts degree in Russian Studies from Princeton University.
Charter Communications, Inc.
First Call Analyst:
SOURCE: Charter Communications
CONTACT: Anita Lamont, +1-314-543-2215, or Analysts, Mary Jo Moehle,
+1-314-543-2397, both for Charter Communications
Web Site: http://www.charter.com/