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John K. Martin Jr.

John K. Martin Jr. ’94
Chief Executive Officer, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc., New York

John K. Martin Jr., is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Time Warner Inc. He oversees all of Time Warner’s accounting, finance, and tax areas.

Before assuming his current role in January 2008, Mr. Martin had been executive vice president and chief financial officer of Time Warner Cable Inc. since August 2005. Prior to joining Time Warner Cable, he spent nearly 12 years at Time Warner Inc., most recently serving as senior vice president, investor relations, from 2002 to 2005.

Mr. Martin was director in the equity research group of ABN AMRO Securities LLC from 2000 to 2002, immediately before rejoining Time Warner Inc. as head of its investor relations unit. He held the position of vice president of investor relations at Time Warner Inc. from 1999 to 2000. Earlier, Mr. Martin served as director in the office of the president at Time Warner, where he provided financial advice to senior company executives. Mr. Martin also served as director of finance special projects, where he was involved in diverse projects that included strategic planning, company restructuring and refinancing, budgeting, and mergers and acquisitions. He joined Time Warner Inc. in 1993 as a manager of SEC financial reporting.

Under Mr. Martin’s leadership, Time Warner Inc.’s investor relations program was recognized for excellence by Institutional Investor magazine.

Before joining Time Warner Inc., he was a certified public accountant, working as a senior accountant in the business assurance group at Ernst & Young L.L.P. in New York.

Mr. Martin serves on the media advisory board at Columbia Business School. He is also a member of the Conference Board’s Council of Financial Executives, Financial Executives International (FEI), and the Paley Center for Media.

He received an MBA in financial and organizational behavior from Columbia Business School in 1994 and a BS in economics from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania in 1989.

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