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October 11, 2007
DENVER -- The Cable Center announced that its Board of Directors has elected Insight Communications' Michael Willner as its new Chairman and Advance/Newhouse Communications, Inc.'s Bob Miron as Vice Chairman. Willner and Miron assumed their roles today, when Bill Bresnan, the immediate past Chairman, officially passed the gavel at The Cable Center’s Annual Board meeting. Bresnan will remain a member of the Board's Executive Committee.
Michael Willner co-founded Insight Communications in 1985 and is now its Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Willner served two consecutive terms as Chairman of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA), and currently sits on its executive committee. He also serves on the executive committee of CableLabs®, and on the board of directors of C-SPAN and the Walter Kaitz Foundation.
Bob Miron began his career at Advance/Newhouse in 1959, and has been CEO of their cable television interests since 1974. A past NCTA Chairman, Mr. Miron is currently their Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee. He serves on numerous industry boards and is a Vice Chairman and member of the Executive Committee of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees. Mr. Miron was elected to the Cable Television Hall of Fame in 2001.
"I am honored to be selected as The Cable Center's Chairman of the Board, and to follow Bill Bresnan's effective stewardship," said Willner. "We have a highly experienced and talented group of industry leaders on the Board, and The Cable Center is healthy and moving steadily forward with its goals. I am eager to begin working with both the Board and The Cable Center staff to accomplish the many exciting plans that are underway, and to further the reach of its exceptional programs."
The Cable Center
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