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Comcast Programming Investments Division Names New Staff Positions

Philadelphia, PA.

Comcast Corporation's Programming Investments Division today announced the following new hire and two promotions, according to Amy Banse, executive vice president of the department. The department seeks new programming opportunities and manages Comcast's investments in television networks. The three report to Banse.

 

 

Allan Singer, Programming Investments Division Senior Vice President. Singer was previously Senior Vice President of Programming for AT&T Broadband and President of AT&T Broadband's programming acquisition subsidiary, Satellite Services, Inc. Prior to joining AT&T Broadband's predecessor, TCI in 1996, Singer worked in the Denver law firm of White and Steele, P.C. Singer graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA and holds a law degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

 

 

Russ Chandler, Programming Investments Division Vice President. Chandler has been promoted from Senior Director, and will continue to evaluate potential investments in new and existing programming entities and assist with business development at Comcast's existing networks. Chandler joined Comcast in 1992 and previously served as assistant treasurer in Comcast's Treasury Department. Chandler graduated from Boston University, holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and is a certified public accountant.

 

 

Jordan Nadell, Programming Investments Division Senior Director. Nadell has been promoted from Director, and will continue to oversee Comcast's investments in television networks. Nadell joined Comcast in 1994 as a staff accountant in the Corporate Accounting department, and previously was an accountant with Ernst & Young LLP in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Nadell graduated from The George Washington University and is a certified public accountant.

 

 

Banse said of the appointments, "We are thrilled to have Allan join us. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and insight about this industry and is sure to play a critical role in our content investment strategy. In addition, I am delighted to announce the promotions of Russ and Jordan. Each has made significant contributions to our growth and their promotions are well deserved."

 

 

Comcast Corporation (www.comcast.com) is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable networks, and in the provision of electronic commerce and programming content. The Company is the largest cable company in the United States, serving approximately 21.3 million cable subscribers. The Company's commerce and content businesses include majority ownership of QVC, Comcast Spectacor, Comcast SportsNet, E! Entertainment Television, Style, The Golf Channel, Outdoor Life Network and G4. Comcast Class A common stock and Class A Special common stock trade on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbols CMCSA and CMCSK, respectively.