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Martha Soehren Named WICT Chair

Women in Cable Telecommunications named its new directors, including chief talent development officer and senior vice president, Comcast University and Comcast Cable, as chair for a two-year term. Mary Meduski, the executive vice president and chief financial officer at Suddenlink Communications, concludes her two-year term as chair and transitions to immediate past chair.

WICT also said three individuals will join the board for the first time in 2015 as directors at large: Catherine Avgiris, EVP and CFO at Comcast; Amy Blair,SVP and chief human resources officer at Liberty Global; and Wendy Knudsen, EVP and secretary at Suddenlink Communications.

Serving one-year terms as directors at large in special roles are Ingrid Simunic, senior director, product management, at Time Warner Cable (chapter leader designee) andChandni Thakrar-Ochoa, vice president of technology integration at Suddenlink (emerging leader designee).

The WICT Board of Directors is comprised of individuals from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences representing various disciplines of the industry. A listing of the full are available on the WICT website.

"I am honored to serve as chair of this diverse and exceptional group of industry leaders," Soehren said in a release from WICT. "Our industry undergoes constant change, and the board members' vision and expertise will serve as an essential guide for WICT as it endeavors to achieve its mission of building women leaders."