Ted Turner and Carla A. Hills to Step Down from Time Warner’s Board of Directors
February 24, 2006, New York -- Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) today announced that R.E. “Ted” Turner has decided not to stand for re-election to its Board of Directors and Carla A. Hills, a former US Trade Representative, will step down in accordance with the Board’s retirement policy. Both will continue to serve as Directors of Time Warner until the company’s 2006 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Time Warner’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dick Parsons said: "Ted Turner’s legendary record as a media pioneer and executive at Turner Broadcasting and Time Warner speaks for itself. He is a visionary leader who has made an extraordinary contribution to this company and, indeed, to the world at large.
Mr. Parsons continued: “Carla Hills has served on Time Warner’s board with true distinction. She has brought to this company her invaluable judgment and breadth of experience. On behalf of the Board of Directors, I want to thank Ted and Carla for their exceptional service to this company. We will miss them"
Mr. Turner said: “It is after much deliberation that I have decided not to stand for reelection at the annual meeting. I have enjoyed working with Dick Parsons as well as the other board members and the management team. I wish Dick and the company every success.”
Ms. Hills said: “It’s been a privilege and a pleasure to serve on Time Warner’s board. I have great confidence in the future of this company. I wish Dick Parsons and my fellow directors the very best.”
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