Suddenlink Promotes Stephens to President of CAO Division
Two Others Promoted to Vice President
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Jan. 16, 2013) – Suddenlink today announced that Kevin Stephens has been promoted to President of the company's Commercial & Advertising Operations (CAO) organization, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. As a seasoned and forward-thinking communications executive, he was instrumental in the formation of CAO and has led the division as senior vice president since joining Suddenlink in May 2006.
Stephens is responsible for leading Suddenlink's fast-growing business services, carrier and advertising groups. Having more than doubled its revenues under Stephen's leadership, CAO is now a $350 million division providing targeted advertising sales and mission-critical data, voice and video services to business and carrier customers.
CableFAX: The Magazine has named Stephens to its list of "Top Minorities in Cable" every year since 2007. He is a corporate officer with Suddenlink, and sits on the boards of directors for the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau, the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (Texas), and the Institute for Communication Technology Management at the University of Southern California.
Stephens holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Michigan.
Two other Suddenlink executives were promoted to vice president.
Brian May has been promoted from Senior Director Information Technology to Vice President, Information Technology, at the company's St. Louis headquarters.
Bradley Cooke has been promoted from Director of Engineering to Vice President, Technical Operations, for the company's Central Region, based in Dallas.
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