ST. LOUIS – The appointment of Lynn M. Schmidt as Vice President of Learning and Development for Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) was announced today by Lynne Ramsey, Corporate Vice President of Human Resources. Reporting to Ms. Ramsey, Ms. Schmidt will have overall responsibility for training and development of Charter's leadership, supervisory, technical, front line and customer care personnel.
Ms. Schmidt comes to Charter with over 18 years experience in human and organization development in the technology sector. She began her career in 1985 with MCI, where she held a variety of positions dealing with such issues as organization development, leadership effectiveness and change management. Ms. Schmidt joined Nextel Communications in 1999 and most recently served as Director of that company's Leadership Institute.
Ms. Schmidt holds a bachelor's in business from Quincy University, an MBA from Amber University and is currently at work on a Ph.D. in human and organization development at The Fielding Graduate Institute. She has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, is the author and editor of the 2002 American Society of Training & Development's In Action book Implementing Training Scorecards and co-author of The Leadership Scorecard which will be released in May of 2004.
“I'm extremely pleased to welcome Lynn Schmidt to Charter's Human Resources team,” said Ms. Ramsey. “She brings outstanding credentials and an impressive background to her position.”
“We are looking to Lynn to insure that Charter employees across all disciplines are equipped to perform their jobs with the highest professionalism and are given the opportunity to realize their full potential.”
About Charter Communications
Charter Communications, A Wired World Company™, is the nation's third-largest broadband communications company. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services to the home, including cable television on an advanced digital video programming platform via Charter Digital™ and Charter High-Speed Internet Service™. Commercial high-speed data, video and Internet solutions are provided under the Charter Business Networks® brand. Advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at www.charter.com.