InvestorsJuly 16, 2004
Mike Lovett Appointed Charter Senior Vice President of Midwest Division Operations
ST. LOUIS - The appointment of Mike Lovett to Senior Vice President of Midwest Division Operations for Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) was announced today by Margaret A. “Maggie” Bellville, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Lovett was previously Corporate Senior Vice President of Operations Support reporting to Ms. Bellville. He succeeds Lee Clayton who elected to resign from the Company.
Ms. Bellville said Mr. Lovett will maintain his current responsibilities for strategic and tactical support of field operations, and has assumed overall responsibility for Charter-Midwest Operations serving some 1.1 million customers in 12 states, including Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona.
In making the announcement, Ms. Bellville said, “Mike Lovett is a seasoned cable operations professional with an impressive history of managing in highly competitive work environments, launching new products, and utilizing process improvement techniques to leverage best practices and skill sets to increase customer loyalty and improve financial results. ”
Mr. Lovett joined Charter in August, 2003 as Corporate Senior Vice President of Operations Support. His career in cable television began in 1980 with Centel Communications where he progressed to Regional Operations Manager in Chicago. He was with Jones Intercable, Inc. from 1989 to 1999, rising to Senior Vice President of Operations; and was Regional Vice President of Operations for AT&T BIS in Chicago. Subsequent to this he was Executive Vice President of Operations for OneSecure, Inc., a startup managed security service company providing management/monitoring of Firewalls and VPN's; and Chief Operating Officer for Voyant Technologies, Inc., a voice conferencing hardware/software solutions provider in Denver.
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™ and Charter High-Speed™ Internet service. Charter also provides business-to-business video, data and Internet protocol (IP) solutions through Charter Business™. Advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at www.charter.com.
CONTACT: Charter Communications, Inc., St. Louis Media: David Mack, 303-323-1392 or Analysts: Tamar Gerber, 303-323-1383 SOURCE: Charter Communications, Inc.