Comcast Corporation Names Amy Banse Senior Vice President of Content Development
Comcast Corporation today announced the promotion of Amy Banse to senior vice president of content development for Comcast Corporation and executive vice president of content development for Comcast Cable. In this dual role, Banse reports to Comcast Corporation CEO and Chairman Brian L. Roberts and Comcast Corporation Chief Operating Officer and Comcast Cable President Steve Burke.
Roberts said, "For years Amy has been the driving force behind growing our content business. Steve and I look forward to working with Amy as we expand our cable channels, VOD offerings and broadband content in the future."
Previously, Banse served as Comcast Corporation's vice president of programming investments and executive vice president of the company's programming investments division. With today's promotion, Banse becomes the first woman to hold the position of corporate senior vice president at Comcast. Banse joined Comcast in 1991 as an in-house attorney responsible for programming acquisition. She graduated from Harvard University in 1982 and from Temple Law School in 1987. She and her husband and four children live in Philadelphia.
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 21.5 million cable customers and more than 6.5 million high-speed Internet 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 businesses and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, Outdoor Life Network, G4techTV, International Channel Networks, TV One and four 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.