Charter Communications has appointed Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer Kevin Howard as interim Chief Financial Officer effective August 1, 2010.

"Kevin’s strong financial background coupled with his knowledge of both our company and the dynamic landscape of our industry make him the ideal candidate to fill the interim Chief Financial Officer role," said Mike Lovett, President and Chief Executive Officer, in a statement.

As Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Howard will continue to have overall responsibility for all of the Company’s internal and external accounting and financial reporting. Since joining Charter in 2002, he has held various positions with increasing responsibility.

The Company’s previously announced search to replace Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Eloise Schmitz is ongoing.

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