John K. Martin
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Time Warner
John K. Martin is Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Time Warner Inc.
In his role, Mr. Martin oversees all of Time Warner's finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, internal audit, investor relations, treasury and tax areas. In addition, he works closely with other members of Time Warner's senior management team and its operating divisions on a variety of organizational, development and diversity issues. His responsibilities, effective January 1, 2011, also include oversight of corporate human resources, corporate social responsibility, employee development and growth, compensation and benefits, worldwide recruitment, philanthropy and security and transportation. Mr. Martin is also responsible for leading company-wide efforts to launch shared services in the areas of information technology, real estate and facilities and HR systems.
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, Mr. Martin spent nearly 12 years at Time Warner, 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 re-joining Time Warner Inc. as head of its Investor Relations group. 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. Mr. Martin also served as Director of Finance Special Projects, where he was involved in diverse projects including strategic planning, company restructuring and refinancings, 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., Mr. Martin was a Certified Public Accountant, working as a senior accountant in the Business Assurance group at Ernst and Young LLP in New York.
Mr. Martin is a director on the Board of Trustees for Columbia University's 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.
Mr. Martin received an M.B.A. degree in Finance and Organizational Behavior from the Columbia University Business School in 1994 and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1989.