WideOpenWest (WOW!) is soon to announce that Steven Cochran is being promoted to chief executive officer from president, and that current chairman and CEO Colleen Abdoulah will transition into solely being chairman, effective April 1.
Related to that, Cathy Kuo, the chief marketing officer, will move up to chief operating officer at the competitive triple-play provider, privately owned by Avista Capital Partners. WOW! has 800,000 customers, ranking eighth among U.S. cable operators.
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Kent has been a journalist, writer and editor at Multichannel News since 1994 and with Broadcasting+Cable since 2010. He is a good point of contact for anything editorial at the publications and for Nexttv.com. Before joining Multichannel News he had been a newspaper reporter with publications including The Washington Times, The Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal and North County News.