ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 12, 2004--The appointment of Jim Heneghan to Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising Sales for Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:CHTR) was announced today by Margaret A. "Maggie" Bellville, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Heneghan was previously Senior Vice President of Charter Media(R), the Company's advertising sales and production services unit. He succeeds Kip Simonson who resigned.
Ms. Bellville said Mr. Heneghan will maintain his current responsibilities for advertising sales and production services, and has assumed overall responsibility for Branding and Creative Services, headed by Charter Vice President Greg Field; Product Management, headed by Charter Vice President Barbara Hedges; and Sales and Retail Distribution, headed by Charter Vice President John Maurer.
In making the announcement, Ms. Bellville said, "Jim Heneghan has played a critical role in developing the potential of Charter Media. His leadership has helped make Charter Media a solidly performing revenue source for the Company. I'm confident this experience will translate well in this new and expanded role."
Mr. Heneghan joined Charter in March, 2001, as Vice President of Advertising Sales for the Company's Western Operating Division. He was promoted to Corporate Vice President of Charter Media in February, 2002, and to Senior Vice President in May, 2003. Before joining Charter, he was Director of Advertising Sales for Cable One, with responsibility for advertising support in 19 states. Previous to this, he was with Cable One's parent company, The Washington Post, where he functioned in several capacities in newspaper advertising sales. He also worked with the DDB Needham and J. Walter Thompson advertising agencies.
Mr. Heneghan earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
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(TM) and Charter High-Speed(TM) Internet service. Charter also provides business-to-business video, data and Internet protocol (IP) solutions through Charter Business(TM). Advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media(R) brand. More information about Charter can be found at www.charter.com.
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