STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced that Paul J. Cancienne II will join Charter as Vice President, Legislative Affairs, effective October 21. In this role, Mr. Cancienne will oversee Charter's federal legislative efforts. He will be based in the company's Washington, DC office, reporting to Catherine Bohigian, Charter Executive Vice President, Government Affairs.
Mr. Cancienne joins Charter from the office of United States Senator John McCain, where he served as General Counsel. Prior to that, he spent many years in high-level staff positions in the House of Representatives, including as Deputy Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack and as Policy Coordinator for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade.
"Paul's extensive legislative experience in and knowledge of both the House and the Senate will greatly benefit Charter as we work to advance legislation that supports economic growth, a competitive marketplace, and consumer choice. We are excited to have him join Charter's Washington team," said Ms. Bohigian.
Mr. Cancienne received his law degree from the Loyola University New Orleans School of Law and his Bachelor's Degree from Louisiana State University. He and his wife Lauren reside in Washington, DC.
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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