Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) today announced the hiring of Craig Collins as Senior Vice President, Business Services Sales & Marketing. Collins will lead the expansion of the company’s commercial services division, which offers data, phone, video and Ethernet services to businesses of all sizes under the Time Warner Cable Business Class brand.
“Craig’s extensive background in sales, marketing and management, with a focus on enterprise and small business customers, makes him an ideal fit for Time Warner Cable Business Class,” said Gerald D. Campbell, Executive Vice President of Commercial Services. “His extensive experience and competitive spirit will be a real asset as we grow our traditional small business customer base.”
Collins, who most recently served in a number of executive-level capacities at XO Communications, brings to the position vast experience in commercial sales, general management, strategy and marketing.
“This is an exciting time to join the company. Time Warner Cable is expanding its presence in the business communications market, and I look forward to helping guide our team to even greater growth,” said Collins.
Prior to joining Time Warner Cable, Collins spent nearly seven years at XO Holdings, serving most recently as President of SMB and Hosting for its Concentric unit. He formerly was Vice President of Sales and Business Development of Nextlink Wireless, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of XO Holdings. Earlier in his career, Collins was Vice President of Marketing and Product Management of Intermedia Business Internet, a fully-owned subsidiary of Intermedia Communications Inc. He also has experience in sales, marketing and management with Bell Atlantic and AT&T.
Collins holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University.
About Time Warner Cable Business Class
Time Warner Cable Business Class, a division of Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), offers a full complement of business communications tools to small- and medium-sized businesses and enterprise-sized companies. Its data, voice, video and security solutions are enhanced by award-winning customer service and local support teams. Time Warner Cable Business Class was founded in 1998, offering high-speed Internet service as Road Runner Business Class. Today, it serves approximately 290,000 business customers in Time Warner Cable’s 23 divisions
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media Sales, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmediasales.com.