News January 18, 2016

Charter Communications to hire chief diversity officer after Time Warner Cable merger

Originally appeared in New York Daily News
By Molly Crane Newman
January 15, 2016

Charter Communications agreed Friday to fill its board with minorities and appoint a chief diversity officer after it finalizes a $55 billion merger with Time Warner Cable.

A crowd of executives and civic leaders turned out at the Sheraton New York Times Square for the signing of a memorandum of understanding spelling out the diversity initiatives.

“This is a precedent setting agreement that will have to be duplicated,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said.

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