Comcast Cable, the country's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, announced today that Mark Swan has been promoted to Vice President of Product and Business Development for Consumer Premise Equipment.
"Mark has played a key role in leading our commitment to continuously develop, enhance and position Comcast's industry-leading video products and services," said Mark Hess, Senior Vice President of Digital Television. "His strategic insight and forward thinking about the products and services consumers want will help us continue to add more value to our Digital Cable services."
In his new position, Swan will continue to manage business relationships with technology partners to develop new cable set-top box hardware and associated video products, including digital video recorders and home-networking products. He also will focus on the strategic development of new products that will enhance Comcast's Digital Cable offerings.
Swan joined Comcast in 1996 and most recently served as Senior Director of New Business Development. In that role, he was responsible for securing business agreements for digital television products, including set-top box hardware and software, new applications and other new products. Swan evaluated technologies and prepared strategic business models for new product and service implementation.
Swan holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. from Drexel University. He resides in Havertown with his family.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services. With 21.4 million cable customers, 7.7 million high-speed Internet customers, and 1.2 million voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable networks and in the delivery of programming content.
The Company's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, OLN, G4, AZN Television, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One and four regional Comcast SportsNets. The Company also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia. Comcast Class A common stock and Class A Special common stock trade on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbols CMCSA and CMCSK, respectively.