NCTA elects new board chair, members

June 29, 2022
NCTA – The Internet & Television Association announced that Pat McAdaragh, chair and CEO of Midco, was elected as chairman of it board of directors.
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Per the results of an election that took place on June 22, 2022, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association announced that Pat McAdaragh, chair and CEO of Midco, was elected as chairman of it board of directors.

In addition, the following NCTA officers were elected:

  • Tom Rutledge, chairman and CEO, Charter Communications, as vice chair;
  • Mark Greatrex, president, Cox Communications, Inc., as treasurer;
  • Bob Bakish, president and CEO, Paramount Global, as secretary.

NCTA’s outgoing chair, Dave Watson, president and CEO of Comcast Cable, and senior EVP, Comcast Corporation, will serve as the association's immediate past chairman.

Meanwhile, Kathleen Finch, in her new role as chair and chief content officer of US Networks Group of Warner Bros. Discovery, has joined the NCTA board as a corporate programmer director, replacing Jason Kilar who stepped down after the Discovery-WarnerMedia merger.

Other NTCA board elections included:

  • At-large system director: Ron Duncan, CEO and co-founder, General Communication, Inc., for a three-year term.
  • Rural/midsize director: Dick Sjoberg, president and CEO, Sjoberg’s, Inc., for a two-year term.
  • At-large programmer directors: Bob Bakish, president and CEO, Paramount Global; David Nevins, chief content officer, scripted originals, Paramount+, and chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks; and Paul Buccieri, president, A+E Networks Group, for two-year terms. Alfred Liggins, CEO, Urban One, for one year to finish out the term of a seat vacated by David Zaslav, now president and CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery.
  • Associate director: Frank Drendel, chairman, CommScope Holding Company, Inc., for a two-year term.

Other directors who serve on the NCTA Board were not subject to reelection.

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