Adelphia Recruits AT&T's Filipiak


Adelphia continued its hiring binge Thursday, naming former AT&T Broadband exec Ellen Filipiak its senior
VP for customer care.

Filipiak formerly was senior VP of the Florida region for
AT&T Broadband.

Prior to that she held senior operational positions at MediaOne, Continental Cablevision and United Cable Television.

Filipiak will report directly to Adelphia president and COO Ron Cooper and oversee all customer-service initiatives, including the operation of Adelphia's national video and advanced-product call
This is the fifth major hire for Adelphia in the
past few months.

Earlier this month, the company hired former In Demand exec
Judith Meyka as senior VP of programming and reorganized its operational structure into five separate regions.

In March, Adelphia hired former AT&T Broadband chief information officer Joe Bagan as senior VP and chief
administrative officer; former Vulcan exec Marwan Fawaz as senior VP of engineering and CTO; and former 360Networks CFO Vanessa Ames Wittman as executive VP and