STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced that Kim Crawford Goodman has been elected to Charter's Board of Directors. She will also serve on the audit committee.
"Kim is a proven leader and brings with her a wealth of experience and financial expertise that will be of tremendous value to the Charter Board," said Tom Rutledge, Chairman and CEO of Charter Communications. "With our thirteen-member board now in place and integration of the three companies well underway, Charter remains focused on delivering superior products at highly competitive prices, combined with outstanding service, driving operating and financial momentum and shareholder value."
Crawford Goodman most recently served in executive roles at American Express including President of Global Business Travel and President of Merchant Services Americas. Prior to joining American Express in 2007, Crawford Goodman held senior executive positions at Dell Inc. including Vice President of Software and Peripherals, Vice President of Public Marketing and Transactional Sales, and Vice President and General Manager of Dell Networking. Crawford Goodman began her career at Bain and Company where she served as Partner, Manager and a Consultant.
Crawford Goodman earned a bachelor of arts in political science and a master of engineering in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. She also earned a master of business administration in Business Administration and Management from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar.
Crawford Goodman becomes the 13th member of Charter's Board of Directors. In May, Charter announced that Mauricio Ramos, Chief Executive Officer of Millicom, was appointed to the Board. At that time Charter also announced that Advance/Newhouse had designated Steve Miron and Michael Newhouse; and that Liberty Broadband had designated John Malone, Greg Maffei and Balan Nair to serve on Charter's Board. Tom Rutledge was named Chairman and Eric Zinterhofer was appointed lead independent director. It was also announced that Lance Conn, Craig Jacobson, Jay Markley and David Merritt would continue to serve on the Board. For more information about Charter's Board of Directors and current committee assignments please visit ir.charter.com.
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. Spectrum 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 Spectrum Reach™ brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.