Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
December 2005
Multichannel News;12/19/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 53, p16
The article reports on the strategic planning at Cox Communications Inc. and the challenges facing appointed corporate president Patrick V. Esser in the cable television industry. Outgoing president James O. Robbin has left Esser with competitive and corporate issues which needed to be addressed. The fundamental goal of Esser is to grow the cable business through strategic initiatives. The success or failure of Cox Communications depends on the management of Esser. INSET: THE MAN WHO REACHED OUT AND SLAPPED THE PHONE....


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