Comcast Names Kristine Dankenbrink Senior Vice President of Taxation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services, announced today that Kristine Dankenbrink has joined Comcast Corporation as Senior Vice President of Taxation. In this role, Ms. Dankenbrink is responsible for all areas of taxation at Comcast, including the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, planning, policy, litigation, risk management, financial reporting and compliance. She reports to Michael J. Angelakis, Chief Financial Officer, Comcast Corporation.
"We are extremely pleased to have Kristine join our finance team and lead our tax department," said Mr. Angelakis. "Kristine brings extensive experience on tax policies and procedures to Comcast and is well-respected in the media and entertainment industries."
Ms. Dankenbrink comes to Comcast from Time Warner Cable (TWC) where she served as Senior Vice President of Tax. Before TWC, she held roles of increasing responsibility within the tax department of Time Warner Inc., and managed various functions within their tax group, including mergers & acquisitions, compliance and financial reporting. Prior to that, Ms. Dankenbrink served as a Certified Public Accountant for Ernst & Young.
Ms. Dankenbrink is a member of the Board of Directors for the Broadband Tax Institute and a frequent speaker at various tax and industry forums. She graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a BS in Accounting and a Masters in Taxation.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 24.2 million cable customers, 14.9 million high-speed Internet customers, and 6.5 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, ten 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, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia.