NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Irene M. Esteves, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Time Warner Cable has been appointed to the Board of Advisors for the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). Established in 2007, the NAMIC Board of Advisors provides the association's senior leadership with strategic advice and guidance.
"On behalf of the NAMIC Board, it is my honor to welcome Irene to her new role and we look forward to the vast expertise and proven business leadership she brings in service of the association, our board and our members," said Michael D. Armstrong, chair, NAMIC Board of Directors and senior vice president and general manager, BET International & Paramount Channel, Viacom International Media Networks.
As a member of the NAMIC Board of Advisors, Esteves joins a distinguished group of the industry's diversity champions, including David Cohen, executive vice president, Comcast Corporation; Edward Durso, executive vice president, Administration, ESPN, Inc.; Patrick Esser, president, Cox Communications; Abbe Raven, president and CEO, A+E Networks; and Joshua Sapan, president and CEO, AMC Networks.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Esteves noted, "Building a diverse and inclusive environment in the cable industry is central to helping both programmers and distributors better reflect and effectively serve our communities. I am honored to join the Board of Advisors, and I look forward to working with esteemed colleagues to further the mission of NAMIC."
A member of Time Warner Cable's senior management team, Esteves is based in the company's New York City headquarters. During her career, Esteves has held positions in finance, strategy, business development and M&A at several leading U.S. and global companies. Presently, Esteves oversees all of the company's finance functions, including investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, treasury, tax, accounting and financial planning and analysis.
"Our Board of Advisors are resolutely committed to fostering diversity and the counsel they provide is invaluable," said Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, NAMIC president and chief executive officer. "We are excited to have a thought leader such as Irene on board as NAMIC continues to advocate for multi-ethnic inclusion at all levels of the communications industry."
For more information regarding the NAMIC Board of Advisors contact NAMIC National at 212-594-5985.
NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is the premier organization focusing on multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry. Founded in 1980 as a non-profit trade association, today NAMIC comprises 2,700 professionals belonging to a network of 16 chapters nationwide. Through initiatives that focus on education, advocacy and empowerment, NAMIC champions equity and inclusion in the workforce, with special attention given to ensuring that the leadership cadres of our nation's communications industry giants reflect the multi-ethnic richness of the populations they serve. For more information, please visit www.namic.com and stay connected to NAMIC on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and DiversityLive: The Business > Social NAMIC Network.