Nomi Bergman, president of Advance/Newhouse Partnership and the former president of Bright House Networks, has been elected to the board of Visteon Corp., a maker of cockpit electronics and connected car products under brands such as Lightscape, OpenAir and SmartCore.
Bergman’s board seat at Visteon becomes effective October 1. Bergman was alsorecently named to the board of Mediamorph, a cloud-based rights management systems for programmers and video distributors.
Those appointments followed Charter Communications’s acquisition of Bright House and Time Warner Cable in May.
“We are honored to welcome Nomi to our board of directors,” said Francis Scricco, chairman of Visteon’s board of directors, in a statement. “She adds a tremendous amount of industry leadership as proven by her role in leading the cable television industry into the software phase of its development.”
“I am honored to join the talented, dedicated members of the Visteon board and company, who have courageously led the firm through a significant transformation,” added Bergman. Both inspired confidence in me, as they have done with their customers. Visteon has clearly emerged with a strong balance sheet, a robust foundation of successful design and manufacturing experience, and a crisp, innovative focus on cockpit electronics and connected car solutions.”
Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini, a Visteon board member and DOCSIS pioneer known as the “Father of the Cable Modem,” said: “Visteon’s transformation to provide software platforms for the auto industry began in 2014, gained momentum with the 2015 hiring of Sachin [Lawande] as its CEO, and now adds more strength with the addition of Nomi to Visteon’s board with her solid technical and service- oriented leadership.”
Visteon posted Q2 sales of of $773 million and net income of $26 million, or $0.76 per diluted share.