NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) today announced that Lee Schroeder, executive vice president of government and community affairs and director of diversity for Altice USA, will be leaving the company in July 2022.
The roles of responsible for community affairs and diversity will be assumed by Lisa Gonzalez Anselmo, executive vice president of communications of Altice USA, and she will continue to report to the CEO of the company, Dexter Goei. The company will seek to appoint a new head of government affairs.
“Lee has been a tremendous and invaluable asset to the Altice USA team from the start, and I thank Lee for his leadership and guidance as the company established itself in the US market, âsaid Dexter Goei, CEO from Altice USA. “I am also grateful to Lee for continuing to lead our government affairs team over the coming months, and look forward to working with her to transfer these responsibilities to a new leader in the near future.
Goei continued: “I am also delighted that Lisa is taking on an expanded role as Executive Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer. Lisa has always been passionate about our D&I program and our work in community affairs, and her close partnership with Lee in these areas makes her the perfect fit to lead these important and growing initiatives.
Says Lee Schroeder: “My time at Altice USA has included some of the most crucial and fulfilling moments of my career, and I have so much respect for Dexter, the entire management team, my direct teams and all of my colleagues in the company, which, I have no doubt. continue to do great things for the industry and our customers. I am confident that we will find an excellent leader for our government affairs team and that our Community and D&I groups will continue to thrive under Lisa’s leadership.
Lisa Gonzalez Anselmo added: “Having a diverse and inclusive culture is of paramount importance to Altice USA, and I’m incredibly proud of our D&I program and the work we’ve done so far to ensure we create a safe and positive environment for all employees. of our company. Our community programs are also essential in helping Altice USA make a difference in the many communities we serve, and I am delighted to help lead these two groups into their next chapter.
Altice USA’s D&I efforts have been recognized in the telecommunications industry and beyond, receiving accolades from DiversityInc and NAMIC and a perfect score of 100 on the campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. rights over the past two years.
About Altice United States
Altice USA is one of the largest providers of broadband communications and video services in the United States, providing broadband, video, mobile, exclusive content and advertising services to more than 5 million residential and commercial customers in 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands. The company operates a4, a leading advertising and data company, providing audience-based multi-screen advertising solutions to local, regional and national businesses and advertising clients. Altice USA also offers hyperlocal, national, international and economic news via its News 12, Cheddar and i24NEWS networks.