NEW YORK, NY – Time Warner Cable today announced that Philip G. Meeks will join the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Business Services, effective June 3rd. In this newly created role, Mr. Meeks will lead the Company’s rapidly growing business services unit, which serves more than 570,000 business customers and accounts for approximately $2 billion in annual revenues.
Mr. Meeks will lead a team of more than 6,000 employees and oversee all aspects of operations, sales and marketing for Business Services. Mr. Meeks will be based in Time Warner Cable’s corporate office in New York City and will report directly to the Company’s President and COO, Rob Marcus.
“Phil is a proven leader in the commercial telecommunications industry, with a unique combination of telecom and cable business services experience,” said Marcus. “Business Services is a leading driver of growth for our company. I’m excited to work with Phil to further penetrate the small business opportunity in our footprint, expand our already robust suite of products, and continue to move us up market to serve larger customers.”
Mr. Meeks most recently served as Senior Vice President of Cox Business, where he led 3,500 employees in making it the fastest growing business unit in the enterprise. Before joining Cox in 2008, Mr. Meeks was the co-founder and lead executive for a start-up company focused on enhancing the supply chain between technology vendors and value added resellers in the Internet security, data storage and VoIP markets. Mr. Meeks served in various strategy, sales and account management roles during 20 years of service at MCI Telecommunications, including Senior Vice President of Sales Operations and Senior Vice President of Strategic Ventures and Alliances. He started his career at AT&T Information Systems/Southern Bell in 1979 and progressed through various sales and marketing leadership roles.
Mr. Meeks is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Journalism. He also completed Executive Education programs at both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Virginia.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.twc.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.