Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), the country's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, announced today that Sue Rynn has been hired as Vice President for Advanced Platform Sales for Comcast Network Sales (CNS). CNS oversees advertising sales for Comcast's national networks including E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, G4, Outdoor Life Network, AZN, PBS Kids Sprout, and Select On Demand, and collaborates with The Golf Channel's ad sales team.
In her new position, Rynn will initially work with the CNS advertising team to develop new advertising opportunities on Video on Demand for Comcast's networks. She will also work on advertising for emerging technologies like digital video recorders, and interactive and targeted advertising. Rynn began her new position on June 27th, 2005 and reports to Tom Prigoda, CNS Vice President, Integrated Sales in New York.
"Sue will be a critical resource for our networks in developing new advertising opportunities for new technology. She brings a wide range of experience to CNS, including a background in developing on demand, interactive, and targeted advertising solutions for cutting edge companies. We look forward to her innovative approach to advertising and her solid understanding of the industry and its direction," said Dave Cassaro, President, Comcast Network Sales.
Most recently Rynn was a member of Time Warner's senior management team serving as Vice President of Advertising Sales Development, responsible for implementing innovative advertising features in the development of Mystro TV. Prior to that, she held multiple senior level positions in advertising research and development for companies such as InDemand, ReplayTV, Lifetime Television, and News Corporation.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services. With 21.5 million cable customers, 7.4 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, Outdoor Life Network, 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.