STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) has named two seasoned Wall Street veterans to its management team. Charles Fisher will join Charter as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance on February 11, 2013, and Stefan Anninger has been named Vice President, Investor Relations.
Christopher Winfrey, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer said, "I have worked with both Charles and Stefan over the years, and their financial expertise and knowledge of our industry will serve Charter well. We're pleased to have attracted two such high quality hires to our leadership team."
With both positions reporting to Mr. Winfrey, Mr. Fisher will be responsible for Charter's capital markets and merger & acquisition activities. Mr. Anninger will be responsible for developing and managing Charter's relationships with the investment community and shareholders.
Mr. Fisher was previously a Senior Managing Director with Guggenheim Securities, LLC. Prior to joining Guggenheim Securities, Mr. Fisher was at Nomura Securities where he headed the media investment banking practice for the Americas. Previously he served as a Managing Director and led Lehman Brothers' and Nomura's European cable investment banking business in London, and was a Managing Director for Lehman Brothers in both London and New York as well. Mr. Fisher holds a B.A. from Queen's University in Ontario and a M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Stefan Anninger joins Charter as Vice President, Investor Relations. He comes to Charter from Credit Suisse, where he served as Vice President and the senior equity analyst covering US Telecommunications and Cable & Satellite TV, where he covered Charter. Prior to his five years at Credit Suisse, Mr. Anninger worked at both JP Morgan and Bear Stearns, where he covered the cable and satellite TV industry. Prior to his work in finance, he was with Showtime Networks as Director, Corporate Strategy & International and Director, Business Development. Mr. Anninger received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®. Charter 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 Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.
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