Charter Turns to Brown


Charter Communications Inc. named former Time Warner
Cable executive Eric Brown to run its Western division.

Brown -- who will be based in Los Angeles and report to executive vice
president and chief operating officer Margaret Bellville -- will be responsible
for operations serving about 1.1 million customers in seven states, including
California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

Brown has extensive experience in operations and programming, having most
recently served as president of Time Warner Cable's Minnesota division,
responsible for about 210,000 customers in the Greater Minneapolis area.

Prior to that position, Brown had worked in a variety of senior operations
and marketing roles with Time Warner, Century Communications Corp., Times Mirror
Cable Television and Digital Music Express.