Board and Committee Memberships
Joan joined the Board on 11 October 2016.
Skills and experience: Joan is former executive vice president of Time Warner Cable, as well as chief operating officer Time Warner Cable Media and president, Time Warner Cable Media LLC. Prior to its acquisition by Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable was the second largest cable company in the United States, operating in 29 states and generating over $23 billion in annual revenue. Joan led one of Time Warner Cable’s three operating divisions, doubling revenues and overseeing the company’s big data strategy. Joan started her career in a Senator’s office of the United States Senate. As the internet became a growing force, Joan began to pursue her interest in media and communications. She joined Physicians’ Online Inc., a closed ISP for the healthcare community before moving to London as Business Development Director for British Interactive Broadcasting Holdings Limited, a digital satellite television joint venture.
Responsibilities: Our Non-Executive Directors, through their diverse experience and skills, scrutinise the performance of management and constructively challenge and help develop our strategy. They uphold high standards of integrity and probity. They form the Audit, Nominations, Remuneration and SHESEC Committees.