Charter Communications has appointed Cablevision vet James Nuzzo as executive vice president of business planning.

Nuzzo will oversee business planning for the company, working closely with the field operations, customer care, marketing, network operations, technology and product teams.

"Jim's extensive background and experience in the cable industry makes him the ideal choice to lead Charter's business planning efforts," said John Bickham, Charter's COO. "During his time at Cablevision, Jim was instrumental in building a highly effective business planning organization, and I am confident he will provide Charter the same great leadership."

Nuzzo was at Cablevision for 27 years, most recently as senior executive vice president of operations and business planning. Nuzzo held several executive business planning positions at Cablevision since 1997. Prior to that, he was a finance executive at Rainbow Advertising Sales, the advertising sales division of Rainbow Media (currently AMC Networks). He originally joined Cablevision in 1986.

Nuzzo earned a BBA with an emphasis on accounting from Hofstra University.