Angela Santone Promoted to Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer for Turner
Angela Santone has been promoted to executive vice president and global chief human resources officer for Turner. She will continue to have executive oversight of all HR functions for the company’s domestic and international networks and businesses, a role she has successfully carried out since being named senior vice president and chief human resources officer in June 2013. Last year, Santone’s duties expanded to include corporate responsibility. She was also named a member of Turner’s executive committee. Based in Atlanta, Santone reports to John Martin, chairman and CEO of Turner.
“Angela is a highly skilled executive who has touched nearly every corner of our business and helped drive the company’s momentum in many ways,” said John Martin. “Her strategic guidance and swift expertise have been invaluable to me and the company’s leadership team, and her innate passion for growing and developing our talent is pivotal to our continued success and as we transform our company and culture. This well-deserved promotion reflects the outstanding job she has been doing since taking the reigns in 2013.”
Santone has held various roles within Turner’s HR organization since first joining the company in 2001. She has provided extensive strategic management support to the corporate, sales, sports, distribution and entertainment divisions. Santone joined Turner from S2 Systems, Inc., where she served as education and documentation manager and HR generalist.
Passionate about developing new talent, Santone has served as a mentor for the Southeast Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) and its Agnes Scott mentoring program, as well as the internal Turner Women Today organization. She also serves on the board of directors for the Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests, as well as the national WICT organization. In addition, she is a Pathbuilders Achieva class graduate and a Class XXII fellow in WICT’s Betsy Magness Leadership Institute.
Santone earned an undergraduate degree from Florida State University and a master’s degree in counseling from Troy University. She is also a certified facilitator for the Benchmark 360 assessment by the Center for Creative Leadership and a qualified facilitator for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
Turner, a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, sports, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., HLN, CNN International and CNN.com, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, iStream Planet and ELEAGUE.