NEW YORK—Time Warner has named Edward Adler as the company’s executive vice president, corporate communications, reporting to Time Warner chairman and CEO Dick Parsons.
Adler will continue to oversee all aspects of the development and implementation of Time Warner’s worldwide corporate communications strategy, including media relations and internal and external communications. In addition to serving as the company’s chief spokesman, Adler also supervises the interaction and coordination of the communications functions of Time Warner and its operating divisions.
Says Parsons, “Ed’s well deserved promotion reflects the enhanced role he has assumed as a member of our senior corporate management team. During his long career with our company, Ed has gained a unique perspective and deep understanding of our businesses and their communications needs. As an integral participant in shaping and communicating our business strategy, he has earned the respect of his colleagues throughout Time Warner and our industry.”
Before assuming his current position, Adler had served as the company’s senior vice president, corporate communications since 2000. He previously had served as vice president of corporate communications at Time Warner since 1997. From 1993 to 1997, he was Time Warner’s director of media relations. Previously, he held positions at the company’s Time and HBO divisions.