Comcast Names Robert S. Victor Senior Vice President of Strategic and Financial Planning
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), the country's leading cable, entertainment and communications company, today announced that Robert S. Victor will join the company as Senior Vice President of Strategic and Financial Planning, effective January 7, 2008. In this new role, Victor will be responsible for overseeing the corporate strategy and financial planning functions at Comcast. He will report to Michael J. Angelakis, Chief Financial Officer, Comcast Corporation.
"We are extremely delighted to have Bob join Comcast to lead our corporate strategy efforts," said Angelakis. "His significant experience in developing innovative strategies and improving operations for leading technology and telecommunications corporations, and his disciplined approach to financial analysis and execution, are a perfect fit for Comcast."
"I'm honored to be joining the Comcast team, and look forward to contributing to the company's continued growth," said Victor. "Comcast is uniquely positioned to advance the entertainment and communication experiences for millions of consumers across the country."
Victor will be joining Comcast from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he started his career in 1988. He currently serves as a Partner and Managing Director in BCG's Washington, DC, office, and heads the firm's Technology, Media and Telecommunications Practice on the East Coast. In this capacity, he has led the development and implementation of strategic business transformations for many of the firm's largest and most sophisticated technology clients. Additionally, Victor served as a Principal and core member of BCG's eVentures Group, where he participated in the development of several new businesses, including Site59, which was subsequently sold to Travelocity. Victor was also a founding member of BCG's Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur offices.
Victor earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Harvard Law School and an AB degree in Philosophy from Dartmouth College.
Victor grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and will relocate to Philadelphia with his wife and two children.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services. With 24.2 million cable customers, 12.9 million high-speed Internet customers, and 4.1 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, Comcast SportsNet 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.