Cable-Tec Expo: Comcast’s Tony Werner Re-Elected Chairman of SCTE/ISBE Board

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), announced Monday that Tony Werner, who was recently promoted  to president, technology and product for Comcast Cable, has been re-elected as chairman of the board for the 2016-2017 term.

At a meeting in Philadelphia in conjunction with the show, the board also elected a full slate of officers for the coming year. Werner is joined on the 2016-’17 SCTE/ISBE Board’s Executive Committee by:

-Vice Chairman: Bill Warga, vice president, technology, Liberty Global;

-Treasurer: Christine Whitaker, senior vice president, Keystone Region, Comcast; and

-Secretary: Steve Williams, director, DOCSIS® network operations, Charter Communications.

Warga, Whitaker, and Williams, like Werner, were all re-elected to their offices by the board.

SCTE/ISBE also said the board accepted the resignation of Jim Hughes, vice president, North American MSO solution sales for CommScope, and welcomed new member Tom Adams, executive vice president, field operations, Charter Communications.

“Jim Hughes’ longstanding commitment of time, talent and expertise has contributed greatly to the worldwide growth of SCTE and ISBE,”Mark Dzuban, president and CEO of SCTE/ISBE, said in a statement. “We are grateful for his many years of service on the board and look forward to working with Tom Adams and the entire board of directors as SCTE/ISBE continues to build value for our operator, vendor and individual members.”

Following election of its officers today in Philadelphia, the 2016-2017 SCTE/ISBE Board of Directors conducted its first board meeting