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Cable ONE Inc (CABO.N)

CABO.N on New York Stock Exchange

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10 Dec 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Julia Laulis

55 2018 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Steven Cochran

47 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Michael Bowker

49 2017 Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Coyle

66 2018 Senior Vice President

Stephen Fox

52 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Network Officer

Eric Lardy

44 2017 Senior Vice President

Charles McDonald

42 2016 Senior Vice President - Operations

Thomas Might

66 2017 Director

Brad Brian

65 2015 Independent Director

Thomas Gayner

56 2015 Lead Independent Director

Deborah Kissire

60 2015 Independent Director

Alan Spoon

66 2015 Independent Director

Wallace Weitz

68 2015 Independent Director

Katharine Weymouth

52 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Julia Laulis

Ms. Julia M. Laulis is re designated as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company . Ms. Laulis joined Cable One in 1999 as Director of Marketing – Northwest Division. In 2001, she was named Vice President of Operations for the Southwest Division. In 2004, she accepted the additional responsibility for starting up Cable One’s Phoenix Customer Care Center. In 2008, she was named Chief Operations Officer, and in 2012, she was named Chief Operating Officer of Cable One. In January 2015, she was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of Cable One.. Prior to joining Cable One, Ms. Laulis served in various senior marketing positions with Jones Communications. Ms. Laulis began her 30-plus-year career in the cable industry with Hauser Communications. Ms. Laulis serves on the boards of CableLabs and C-SPAN. Ms. Laulis brings to the Board her significant operational and leadership experience as well as intimate knowledge and perspective about the strategic and operational opportunities and challenges, economic and industry trends, and competitive and financial positioning of the Company based on her various executive roles at Cable One.

Steven Cochran

Mr. Steven S. Cochran is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, effective August 13, 2018. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of WideOpenWest, Inc. (“WOW”) from April 2014 until December 2017. Prior to this position, Mr. Cochran served as WOW’s Chief Financial Officer from 2002 until 2012, its Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2014, and its President from 2010 to 2014. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Cochran served in various finance and accounting roles at Millennium Digital Media, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2002. Previously, Mr. Cochran was an accountant at Arthur Andersen LLP from 1994 to 1998.

Michael Bowker

Mr. Michael E. Bowker serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Bowker joined Cable One in 1999 as Advertising Regional Sales Manager. Mr. Bowker has been a Vice President of Cable One since 2005. He was named Vice President of Sales in 2012 and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer in 2014. Prior to joining Cable One, Mr. Bowker was with AT&T Media Services and TCI Cable, where he served in various sales management positions. Mr. Bowker serves on the board of the American Cable Association.

Kevin Coyle

Mr. Kevin P. Coyle is Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Coyle has more than 30 years of financial and operations experience. Prior to joining Cable One, he served with Elauwit Networks, a private provider of telecom services to multi-dwelling units (“MDUs”) as Chief Financial Officer from September 2014 to March 2015 and as Senior Vice President – Business Development from May 2014 to September 2014. From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Coyle served as a director and as the chairman of the audit committee of WPCS International Incorporated, a publicly traded provider of fixed wireless technology services for corporations. Previously, Mr. Coyle performed strategic planning for Charter Communications and Comcast Communications in their MDU and business sales area as Senior Vice President – Business Development of Comcast from January 2011 to June 2011 and as a Principal with KPC Consulting, an independent, private consulting firm, from 2009 to January 2011 and from June 2011 to 2014. Before that, Mr. Coyle served as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer at Jones Intercable, a publicly traded cable television company with 1.4 million subscribers that was acquired by Comcast in 1999. Mr. Coyle has been the Chief Executive Officer of two start-up companies and the Chief Financial Officer of two others in the telecommunications and high-tech fields.

Stephen Fox

Mr. Stephen A. Fox is the Senior Vice President, Chief Network Officer of the Company. Mr. Fox started his career in 1988 as a programmer/operator for Cable One. Mr. Fox’s current areas of responsibility include long range planning and the strategic evolution of technology roadmaps related to products, internal and external networks and capital allocation. Prior to his current position, Mr. Fox was named Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer in 2008.

Eric Lardy

Mr. Eric M. Lardy serves as Senior Vice President of the company. Mr. Lardy joined Cable One in 1997 as a manager in one of our systems and held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in marketing, operations, and system general management. Mr. Lardy was named Vice President, Strategic Planning and Finance in 2014 and was promoted to Senior Vice President in January 2017.

Charles McDonald

Mr. Charles B. McDonald is the Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. Mr. McDonald joined Cable One in 2008 as an Industrial Engineer. Mr. McDonald was named Vice President, Customer Service Operations in 2014 and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations in January 2016. Prior to joining Cable One, Mr. McDonald worked as a Senior Process Engineer for Three-Five Systems and Brillian Corp.

Thomas Might

Mr. Thomas O. Might is Director of the company. Mr. Might retired as Executive Chairman of Cable One in December 2017. He has been a member of the Board of Cable One since 1995. Prior to his retirement from Cable One, Mr. Might served as Executive Chairman in 2017, as Chairman of the Board from 2015 to 2017, as Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 2016 and as President from 1994 to 2014. Mr. Might joined The Washington Post Company in 1978 as assistant to publisher Donald E. Graham after serving a summer internship at the newspaper in 1977. He was promoted to Vice President-Production in 1982 and served in that position until 1987, when he became Vice President-Production and Marketing. In 1991, Mr. Might was named Vice President-Advertising Sales. In 1993, Mr. Might was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of Cable One. He became President and Chief Executive Officer of Cable One in 1994 and was elected to the Board in 1995. Mr. Might was a Combat Engineer Officer in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1976.

Brad Brian

Mr. Brad D. Brian is the Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Brian is a Co-Managing Partner at the California law firm Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, having been with the firm for over 36 years. A complex civil and criminal litigator, Mr. Brian is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Brian has represented numerous Fortune 500 corporations in lawsuits and government investigations. This work has included trials, regulatory investigations and internal corporate investigations. He also has defended companies against more than 40 lawsuits filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act. Mr. Brian is the co-editor of Internal Corporate Investigations (ABA 4th Ed. 2017). Mr. Brian was named a “Litigator of the Year” by The American Lawyer in 2016. Mr. Brian brings to the Board his experience as a litigator and corporate advisor and his understanding of legal matters that may arise at Cable One.

Thomas Gayner

Mr. Thomas S. Gayner is the Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gayner has served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Markel Corporation, a publicly traded financial holding company headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia, since January 2016 and as a director since August 2016. He also served as President and Chief Investment Officer of Markel Corporation from May 2010 until December 2015 and as a director of Markel Corporation from 1998 to 2003. Since 1990, he has served as President of Markel-Gayner Asset Management Corporation. Previously, he was a certified public accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and a Vice President of Davenport & Company LLC in Virginia. Mr. Gayner serves on the boards of GHC, Colfax Corporation and The Davis Series Mutual Funds. He also serves on the board of the Community Foundation of Richmond, a non-profit entity.

Deborah Kissire

Ms. Deborah J. Kissire is the Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Kissire retired as a partner of Ernst & Young LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm, in July 2015 after a 36-year career. At the time of her retirement, Ms. Kissire served as Ernst & Young’s Vice Chair and East Central Managing Partner as well as a member of the Americas Executive Board. Ms. Kissire serves on the boards of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. and Omnicom Group Inc., and she has served on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Greater Washington and Junior Achievement USA..

Alan Spoon

Mr. Alan G. Spoon is the Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Spoon is currently Partner Emeritus at Polaris Partners, a private investment firm that provides venture capital to development-stage companies. He has been with Polaris Partners since May 2000, previously serving as Managing General Partner and General Partner. Mr. Spoon was Chief Operating Officer and a director of The Washington Post Company from March 1991 through May 2000 and served as President of The Washington Post Company from September 1993 through May 2000. Prior to that, he held a wide variety of positions at The Washington Post Company, including President of Newsweek from September 1989 to May 1991. Mr. Spoon began his career at, and later became a partner of, The Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Spoon serves on the boards of Danaher Corporation, Fortive Corporation, IAC/InterActiveCorp and Match Group, Inc. and previously served as a director of Cable One from 1991 to 2000. Additionally, he has served on the boards of Getty Images, TechTarget, Inc., Human Genome Sciences, Ticketmaster and American Management Systems. Previously, Mr. Spoon was a member of the Board of Regents at the Smithsonian Institution (formerly Vice Chairman). He is a member of the MIT Corporation (member of the Executive Committee), where he also serves on the board of edX (an online education platform). Mr. Spoon’s public company leadership experience gives him insight into business strategy, leadership and executive compensation, and his public company and private equity experience give him insight into technology trends, acquisition strategy and financing. With more than 18 years of experience with The Washington Post Company, including nine years as a director of Cable One, he also has knowledge of Cable One’s business.

Wallace Weitz

Mr. Wallace R. Weitz is the Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Weitz founded the investment management firm Weitz Investment Management, Inc. in 1983 as Wallace R. Weitz & Company and has since served in various roles at Weitz Investment Management, including Chief Investment Officer, President and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Weitz manages the Partners III Opportunity Fund and co-manages the Partners Value Fund and Hickory Fund, each of which is managed by Weitz Investment Management. Mr. Weitz has served as a Trustee of the Weitz Funds since 1986. Mr. Weitz began his career in New York as a securities analyst before joining Chiles, Heider & Co. in Omaha, Nebraska in 1973. There, he spent 10 years as an analyst and portfolio manager. Mr. Weitz is on the Board of Trustees for Carleton College and serves on various other non-profit boards. Mr. Weitz brings to the Board his substantial finance experience as an investor in public companies.

Katharine Weymouth

Ms. Katharine B. Weymouth is the Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Weymouth was the Chief Executive Officer of Washington Post Media and Publisher of The Washington Post newspaper from February 2008 until October 2014. She joined The Washington Post Company in 1996 as Assistant General Counsel of The Washington Post newspaper and held various positions within that organization over the course of 18 years. Ms. Weymouth held several positions within The Washington Post’s advertising department, including Director of the department’s jobs unit, Director of Advertising Sales and Vice President of Advertising. She also served as Associate Counsel of Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, then the online publishing subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. Ms. Weymouth has been a director of GHC, from which Cable One was spun-off in July 2015, since September 2010. She serves as a Trustee of the Philip L. Graham Fund and as a director of The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. and the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Julia Laulis

2,789,890

Steven Cochran

--

Michael Bowker

1,172,890

Kevin Coyle

1,113,330

Stephen Fox

726,368

Eric Lardy

--

Charles McDonald

1,139,440

Thomas Might

1,448,930

Brad Brian

174,996

Thomas Gayner

195,051

Deborah Kissire

185,023

Alan Spoon

174,996

Wallace Weitz

181,681

Katharine Weymouth

174,996
As Of  31 Dec 2017

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