Comcast Cable Names Derek Harrar Senior Vice President and General Manager of Video Services
Comcast Cable, the country's leading cable entertainment and communications company, today announced that Derek Harrar has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Video Services.
In this position, Mr. Harrar has responsibility for all aspects of the company's video business, including basic and digital cable subscriptions, high-definition and digital video recorder services as well as management of the ON DEMAND product for the Company's 24.2 million customers. He reports to David Juliano, Executive Vice President of Marketing & Product Development.
"Derek has shown tremendous leadership in shaping the way we bring video products to our customers," said Mr. Juliano. "His unique combination of technical, entrepreneurial and financial experience will help move the video business forward in an increasingly competitive marketplace."
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Harrar served as Vice President of Video Product Management for Comcast. He joined Comcast in 2004 as Vice President of Business Development before being named Vice President of Subscriber Equipment.
Mr. Harrar holds a B.S. with Special Attainments in Commerce from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. He lives in the Philadelphia area with his wife and two daughters.
About Comcast 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 24.2 million cable customers, 12.1 million high-speed Internet customers, and 3.0 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, VERSUS, G4, AZN Television, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, four regional Comcast SportsNets and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast's Internet business. 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.