STAMFORD, CT - Time Warner Cable today announced the appointment of Robert D. Marcus as Senior Executive Vice President. In this newly created role, Marcus will have oversight responsibility for the cable company's mergers and acquisitions, its programming affiliation relationships and its legal and human resources departments. Marcus will also take a lead role in overall business strategy development.
"Rob's high-level deal making and strategic experience for the corporate parent will make him an important addition to the senior management team here at Time Warner Cable," said Glenn Britt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "I have known and enjoyed working with Rob for many years and look forward to his contributions in helping grow our business."
Marcus most recently served as Senior Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for the parent company, Time Warner Inc. In that capacity, he was the corporate point person on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other related transactions. He has held this position since 2002. Marcus joined Time Warner Inc. in 1998 as Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions and has held various positions in the company during his close to eight years of service.
From 1990-1997, Marcus practiced law at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, where he was one of Time Warner Inc.'s principal outside corporate counsels.
Marcus received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1990, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and editor of the Columbia Law Review. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University in 1987.
Marcus is active on the board of the non-profit, New York City-based New Alternatives for Children and serves on the board of Time Warner Telecom, a separate company based in Denver.
He lives with his wife and four children in Short Hills, NJ.