Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services, today announced that Cynthia Hook has joined the company as Senior Vice President and General Auditor. In this capacity, Ms. Hook oversees all internal audit staff, risk management, and the performance of financial, operational, systems audits, among other responsibilities. She reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Comcast Corporation and to Michael Angelakis, Chief Financial Officer, Comcast Corporation.
"Cindi is a highly experienced and well-respected finance and audit professional," said Mr. Angelakis. "We are very pleased to have her lead our audit team and maintain the strong financial controls and high operating standards we have at Comcast."
Prior to joining Comcast, Ms. Hook spent 12 years at Dell, Inc., most recently serving as the Vice President of Global Audit and Transformation where she was responsible for the Global Audit function as well as transformation initiatives for the finance function and supporting business-wide change initiatives. Before that, she held senior finance positions within several groups at Dell, including Product Group, Information Technology, Dell International Services, Dell Americas Operations, Corporate Business Group, and Corporate Planning. She also served as an executive sponsor for Dell's Finance Diversity Action Committee and was a founding board member of Dell's women's networking group. Ms. Hook holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master's in Business Administration degree in Finance from Brigham Young University and has served on the board of Ballet Austin.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 23.2 million video customers, 16.4 million high-speed Internet customers, and 8.1 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, 11 regional sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast's Internet businesses, including Comcast.net (www.comcast.net). Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, which owns two professional sports teams, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, and a large, multipurpose arena in Philadelphia, the Wells Fargo Center, and, through Global Spectrum, manages other facilities for sporting events, concerts and other events.