Oct 29 Time Warner Cable Chief Executive
Glenn Britt disclosed to employees on Tuesday that he is
undergoing treatment for cancer but said he will continue
working until his retirement at the end of the year.
Britt, who has been CEO since 2001, said in a memo to
employees that he beat melanoma five years ago but that the
cancer has returned. He said doctors discovered it when they ran
tests for a problem he was having with his voice over the
The company had previously announced in July that Chief
Operating Officer Rob Marcus, 48, would become CEO and join the
company's board of directors as chairman starting Jan. 1.
Britt's health will not affect that transition plan.
"I am thankful that the transition to Rob was planned early,
and was well underway before I got sick. The transition has been
seamless so far and is nearly complete," Britt said.
Britt added that he feels "good and am optimistic about my
prognosis. I have no intention of letting this cancer slow me