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C2HR Announces 2023 Officers and 5 New Board Members
NAPERVILLE, ILL., January 18, 2023 —C2HR, the Content & Connectivity Human Resources
association, announced the members of its 2023 executive committee (photo below). At the
helm of the organization in the role of president is Julie Neimat, executive vice president of talent
and culture for Warner Bros. Discovery. Kia Painter, executive vice president and chief people
officer for Cox Communications is vice president; Kara Anderson, vice president of DMED
compensation for Disney is treasurer; Ravena Valentine, senior vice president of the people
partner team for A+E Networks is secretary; Dave Crossen, senior vice president of HR for
NBCUniversal is the immediate past president; and Nick Dunlap, vice president of executive
compensation for Charter Communications, is the appointed executive committee member.
In addition, C2HR announced the results of its December election. Five individuals were elected
to their first term of office for the board of directors: Rob Gallo, vice president and HR business
partner at ESPN; Belinda Maldonado, vice president of HR at Mediacom Communications; Louis
Montgomery, Jr., partner and practice leader of HR & diversity officers executive search at JM
Search; Ann McGlennen, CHRO at Midco; and Andy Topping, senior vice president of HR for
“By combining the experienced insight of our existing board members with the fresh perspectives
of five new individuals, our organization is well poised to meet the dynamic needs of the
industry’s human resources community,” shared Parthavi Das.
The new members join an esteemed group of individuals who will continue to serve on the C2HR
board of directors in 2023: Angela Auz,senior vice president of HR at TelevisaUnivision; Katherine
Barnett, senior vice president of HR at Hearst Television; Angela Conklin, senior vice president of
R at Vyve Broadband; Jennifer Dunn, senior vice president of people & culture at AMC Networks;
Gino Marliani, vice president of HR at Universal Music Group; Ellen Russ, senior vice president of
people & culture at Warner Bros. Discovery; Leslie Peabody, senior vice president of HR
operations at WOW! Internet Cable & Phone; and Leisha Shorey, vice president of talent
acquisition at Paramount.
C2HR’s board is responsible for the nonprofit organization’s strategic planning, policies, financial
management and program development. The group will conduct its first-quarter board meeting
virtually in February.
Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR) is a professional association serving 4,800
members from 50 companies spanning the technology, media and entertainment sectors. C2HR
provides industry-specific analytics, information and resources, as well as networking and
educational opportunities. Its groundbreaking initiatives include its Annual Compensation
Surveys and HR Symposium. For more information, visit www.C2HR.org.
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