Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) announced today that it has hired industry veteran Jeffrey Painting as Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer, Business Services. Painting will report to Phil Meeks, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Business Services for Time Warner Cable.
“Jeff’s tremendous sales acumen, strong leadership skills and proven track record in business services make him the ideal executive to lead our sales team and help position Time Warner Cable Business Services for continued revenue and customer growth,” said Meeks. “Jeff is joining us at a truly exciting time. Time Warner Cable’s business services are enjoying significant revenue growth and we’re focused on our goal of more than doubling our annual revenue to $5 billion over the next four to five years. His appointment completes my newly assembled senior leadership team and I am pleased to welcome someone as accomplished as Jeff to help take our organization to the next level.”
Painting comes to Time Warner Cable with 25 years of experience in sales within the business communications industry, holding several positions with increasing leadership responsibilities. He most recently served as President of Business Sales and Care at CenturyLink, where he was responsible for more than $3.5 billion in annual revenue and oversaw a workforce of more than 2,000. Prior to joining CenturyLink in 2008, Painting held several business sales roles and leadership positions during an 18-year span at BellSouth Corporation. He began his career at AT&T Corporation.
Painting holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Richmond, and a Masters of Business Administration from Emory University.Painting will join the Company on October 28 and will be based in Time Warner Cable’s headquarters in New York City. About Time Warner Cable Business Services Time Warner Cable Business Services, a division of Time Warner Cable, offers a full complement of business communications tools to small-and medium-sized businesses and enterprise-sized companies. Its Voice, Internet, Television, Network and Cloud Services are enhanced by award-winning customer service and local support teams. Through its NaviSite subsidiary, the Company also offers managed and outsourced information technology solutions and cloud services. Time Warner Cable Business Services was founded in 1998. Today, it serves more than 590,000 business customers throughout Time Warner Cable's footprint.