CableLabs Announces Senior Staff Promotions
Los Angeles, CA, April 29, 1996—Cable Television Laboratories, Inc., President and CEO Dr. Richard R. Green has announced a series of promotions of CableLabs staff.
"We have a high quality team at CableLabs and these promotions recognize significant accomplishments on the part of the individuals involved, and set the stage for us to continue providing the industry with high quality work for the future," Green said. "There will be additional promotions within the company as a result of our reorganizing our efforts to meet the competitive and technical challenges facing the industry," Green added.
Dr. Richard Prodan is promoted to senior vice president and chief technical officer. He had been vice president of engineering. His new duties include focusing on the technology tracking initiative that CableLabs is implementing this year. This will entail being more proactive in searching out potentially critical technologies for the cable industry. He also will have a significant impact on digital system testing and evaluation for compression, networking, and transmission that is a high priority area for the Labs in 1996.
Dorothy Raymond is promoted to senior vice president and general counsel. She had been vice president and general counsel. Mike Schwartz is promoted to senior vice president, communications, with new duties to include the CableLabs World Wide Web initiative. He had been vice president, communications.
Karen Mandeville, vice president and chief administrative officer, is promoted from director of corporate services. Julie Nicoletti, advances to vice president and chief financial officer, from director of accounting and finance. David Reed is promoted to vice president, strategic assessment, from senior advisor, strategic planning. His new duties will include an expanded assessment effort at the Labs, a new initiative in 1996.
CableLabs is a research and development consortium of cable television system operators representing more than 85% of the cable subscribers in the United States, 70% of the subscribers in Canada, and between five and 10% of cable subscribers in Mexico. CableLabs plans and funds research and development projects that will help cable companies take advantage of future opportunities and meet future challenges in the telecommunications industry. It also transfers relevant technologies to member companies and to the industry. In addition, CableLabs acts as a clearinghouse to provide information on current and prospective technological developments that are of interest to the cable industry.
About CableLabs: Cable Television Laboratories (www.cablelabs.com) was founded in 1988 by members of the cable television industry. A non-profit research and development consortium, CableLabs delivers innovations that enable cable operators to be the providers of choice in their markets. Cable operators from around the world are members. CableLabs maintains additional web sites at www.cablenet.org.
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