Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau renews contract of Sean Cunningham

Renewal Re-Affirms Mandate to Reshape Organization

New York, NY – May 31, 2006 – The Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau (CAB) announced that its board of directors has renewed the contract of Mr. Sean Cunningham, president and CEO. Cunningham arrived at the CAB in 2003, with a mandate to re-shape the organization from information bureau to direct-to-client television advocacy group. No additional terms of the agreement were disclosed.

“Sean’s efforts in revitalizing the CAB over the past three years have exceeded our expectations and we’re happy he will continue to steward the organization going forward,” said Mr. Charles Thurston, chairman of CAB’s board of directors and president of Comcast Spotlight. “His leadership has helped the CAB become an important voice for the cable industry as we move into a critical new period of emerging advertising platforms.”

Prior to the CAB, Cunningham was executive vice president & managing director at Universal McCann in New York, responsible for the management of four of the agency’s strategic operating units. His stint culminated with Universal McCann being named “Agency of the Year” for its 2002 performance by both Advertising Age and Adweek magazines.

Founded in 1980, the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau ( is a television advertising advocacy group dedicated to providing advertisers and their agencies with the most current, complete and actionable media insights at the national, DMA and local levels.


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