Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), the country's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, announced today that William Stemper has been appointed President of Comcast Business Services and Senior Vice President of Comcast Cable.
In this newly created position, Mr. Stemper will oversee Comcast's business services strategy to facilitate the deployment of new and existing communications products and services for business customers. He will report to Dave Watson, Executive Vice President of Operations for Comcast.
"Bill has tremendous leadership experience and an outstanding record of successfully delivering high-value solutions for business customers," said Mr. Watson. "I'm thrilled that he will lead Comcast's continued efforts as we leverage our unparalleled network to deliver video, voice and data services for the business marketplace."
Mr. Stemper has over 25 years of industry experience, most recently serving as Vice President of Cox Business Services for Cox Communications in Atlanta, GA. Prior to that, he held key executive positions for AT&T Corporation that focused on serving the needs of business customers in the United States and Europe.
Mr. Stemper holds a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. He will relocate to Philadelphia from Atlanta with his family.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services. With 23.3 million cable customers, 10 million high-speed Internet customers, and 1.6 million voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Comcast'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. Comcast 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.