ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) announced today that Jonathan Hargis will join the company on April 9, 2012 as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. In his new position, Mr. Hargis will oversee Charter's sales and marketing activities.
Mr. Hargis joins Charter from Cablevision, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Hargis joined Cablevision in 2000 and played a key role in developing the company's marketing approach and competitive positioning.
"I've worked with Jon for many years and am pleased to have him join the Charter team," said Tom Rutledge, Charter's President and Chief Executive Officer. "His 11 years of industry experience in highly competitive markets will bring valuable insight to Charter's operations."
Prior to Mr. Hargis' years at Cablevision, he held a number of leadership roles at AT&T. He has long served on the board of the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM) and has chaired the CTAM board. Mr. Hargis received a BA from Otterbein College and MBA from Wright State University.
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.
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