Turner has promoted Angela Santone to executive vice president and global chief human resources officer.
Santone, who is based in Atlanta and reports to Turner chairman and CEO John Martin,will continue to have executive oversight of all HR functions for the company's domestic and international networks and businesses, a role she has been carrying out since being named SVP and and chief human resources officer in June 2013. Last year, Santone's duties expanded to include corporate responsibility, and was named to Turner's executive committee.
“Angela is a highly skilled executive who has touched nearly every corner of our business and helped drive the company's momentum in many ways,” Martin said in a statement. “Her strategic guidance and swift expertise have been invaluable to me and the company's leadership team, and her innate passion for growing and developing our talent is pivotal to our continued success and as we transform our company and culture.”
Santone joined Turner from S2 Systems in 2001.
She has served as a mentor for the Southeast Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) and its Agnes Scott mentoring program, as well as the internal Turner Women Today organization. She also serves on the board of directors for the Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests, as well as the national WICT organization. Santone earned an undergraduate degree from Florida State University and a master's degree in counseling from Troy University.