|[May 14, 2012]
Mediacom Communications Appoints Italia Commisso Weinand Executive Vice President
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Mediacom Communications today announced the promotion of Italia Commisso
Weinand to Executive Vice President, Programming and Human Resources.
"I am pleased to further recognize Italia's tremendous contributions to
our organization," said Rocco B. Commisso, Mediacom's Chairman and CEO.
"Since we commenced operations in 1996, she has been an invaluable
member of the senior management team, playing a key role in Mediacom's
overall success. Over the years, Italia has skillfully navigated us
through the very challenging programming environment, while at the same
time effectively built and nurtured a significant Human Resources
organization, becoming the principal advocate for the well-being of our
4,600 employee family."
Commisso Weinand began her career in the cable industry at Time Warner
Cable in 1977. Before joining Mediacom in 199 as Vice President of
Operations, she served as Regional Manager for Comcast (News - Alert) Corporation. In
1997, she was promoted to Senior Vice President, Programming and Human
Resources. She was recognized in 2004 with the Multichannel News Wonder
Woman Award and has been named among the "Most Powerful Women in Cable"
by CableFax Magazine for the past five years. Inducted as a Cable TV
Pioneer, Commisso Weinand previously served as a Board Member for the
United Way, WICT, NCTC and Cable Positive. She is presently on the
boards of The Cable Center and The Emma Bowen Foundation, and is also
active in fundraising for charities such as Knights of Columbus and Hope
Mediacom Communications is the nation's eighth largest cable television
company and one of the leading cable operators focused on serving the
smaller cities in the United States, with a significant concentration in
the Midwestern and Southeastern regions. Mediacom Communications offers
a wide array of broadband products and services, including traditional
and advanced video services such as digital television, video-on-demand,
digital video recorders, high-definition television, as well as
high-speed Internet access and phone service. Through Mediacom Business,
the Company offers affordable broadband communications solutions that
can be tailored to any size business. For more information about
Mediacom Communications, please visit www.mediacomcc.com.
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