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Comcast Corp (CMCSA.OQ)

CMCSA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Roberts

57 2004 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Kornelis Smit

58 2017 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Michael Cavanagh

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

David Watson

2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Arthur Block

62 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Stephen Burke

58 2015 Senior Executive Vice President: President and Chief Executive Officer, NBC Universal Holdings and NBC Universal

David Cohen

61 2015 Senior Executive Vice President

Daniel Murdock

43 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Edward Breen

61 2016 Lead Independent Director

Sheldon Bonovitz

79 1979 Director

Kenneth Bacon

62 2002 Independent Director

Madeline Bell

55 2015 Independent Director

Gerald Hassell

65 2008 Independent Director

Jeffery Honickman

60 2005 Independent Director

Asuka Nakahara

61 2017 Independent Director

David Novak

64 2016 Independent Director

Johnathan Rodgers

71 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Roberts

Mr. Brian L. Roberts is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Brian L. Roberts has served as our President since February 1990, as our Chief Executive Officer since November 2002 and as our Chairman of the Board since May 2004. As of December 31, 2016, Mr. Roberts, through his ownership of our Class B common stock, had sole voting power over 33 1/3% of the combined voting power of our two classes of voting common stock. He is a son of our late founder, Mr. Ralph J. Roberts. Mr. Roberts is also a director of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (“NCTA”), the principal trade association of the cable television industry, and is a director emeritus of CableLabs, the cable industry’s research and development organization.

Kornelis Smit

Mr. Kornelis Smit, Jr., is Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as a Senior Executive Vice President since March 2015 and previously had served as an Executive Vice President for more than five years. Mr. Smit has been the President of Comcast Cable since March 2010 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Cable in November 2011. Before joining Comcast, Mr. Smit was the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Charter Communications, Inc., a cable company, since August 2005. Charter Communications filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in March 2009 and emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November 2009. Mr. Smit is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association and Chairman of CableLabs.

Michael Cavanagh

Mr. Michael J. Cavanagh is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of the Company. He has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Comcast Corporation since July 2015. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Cavanagh had been Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer for The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, since 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Cavanagh was the Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate & Investment Bank of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from 2012 until 2014; the Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Treasury & Securities Services business from 2010 to 2012; and the Chief Financial Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from 2004 to 2010. Mr. Cavanagh is also a director of Yum Brands, Incorporated.

David Watson

Mr. David N. Watson is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective April 1, 2017. He is no longer Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Comcast Cable of the Company, effective April 1, 2017. Watson, who joined Comcast in 1991, has served as the Chief Operating Officer of Comcast Cable since 2010 and has partnered with Smit in running the cable division since Smit's arrival at the company. He has held many senior roles within Comcast, including leadership of the product, sales, marketing, and advertising functions. Throughout his career, Watson has led some of the industry's most impressive transitions, including from analog to IPTV and from early entry into high-speed internet to delivering gigabit speeds. He has also played a key role in Comcast's expansion into commercial business services and in the development of our advertising businesses.

Arthur Block

Mr. Arthur R. Block is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Comcast. He is the Company’s chief legal officer, overseeing Comcast’s legal, corporate governance and strategic intellectual property functions. Art has been with Comcast since 1989; during this time, he has served as the lead in-house attorney for Comcast’s mergers, acquisitions and financings. Prior to joining Comcast, Art was a partner in the Corporate Department of the Philadelphia law firm Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, which he joined in 1978. Art currently serves as Co-Chair of the Site Board of City Year Greater Philadelphia and as the Chair of the Board of Managers of Moore College of Art and Design. He has served as an Executive Vice President since March 2015 and previously had served as a Senior Vice President for more than five years. He has been our General Counsel and Secretary for more than five years.

Stephen Burke

Mr. Stephen B. Burke is Senior Executive Vice President: President and Chief Executive Officer, NBC Universal Holdings and NBC Universal of the Company. He has served as a Senior Executive Vice President since March 2015 and previously had served as an Executive Vice President for more than five years. In January 2011, Mr. Burke became the President and Chief Executive Officer of NBCUniversal Holdings and NBCUniversal and resigned from his position as our Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Burke also had been the President of Comcast Cable until March 2010. Mr. Burke is also a director of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Berkshire Hathaway, Incorporated.

David Cohen

Mr. David L. Cohen J.D., is Senior Executive Vice President of the Company since March 2015. He has served as a Senior Executive Vice President since March 2015 and previously had served as an Executive Vice President for more than five years. Mr. Cohen is also a director of the FS Global Credit Opportunities Funds, the FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund A and the FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund D.

Daniel Murdock

Mr. Daniel C. Murdock is Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company, effective March 1, 2017. Mr. Murdock has served as the Company’s Vice President and Corporate Controller since June 2015. Mr. Murdock joined Comcast from the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he had served as the Deputy Chief Accountant in the Office of the Chief Accountant from October 2013 until May 2015. Prior to the SEC, he was Deloitte & Touche’s Audit/Industry Professional Practice Director for media and entertainment.

Edward Breen

Mr. Edward D. Breen is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Breen is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company; he joined the DuPont board in February 2015, and became its Chief Executive Officer in November 2015. Mr. Breen was the Chief Executive Officer of Tyco International Ltd. from July 2002 until September 2012, was the Chairman of its Board until March 2016 and was one of its directors until September 2016. Prior to joining Tyco International, Mr. Breen was President and Chief Operating Officer of Motorola from January 2002 to July 2002; Executive Vice President and President of Motorola’s Networks Sector from January 2001 to January 2002; Executive Vice President and President of Motorola’s Broadband Communications Sector from January 2000 to January 2001; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of General Instrument Corporation from December 1997 to January 2000; and, prior to December 1997, President of General Instrument’s Broadband Networks Group. Mr. Breen is a member of the advisory board of New Mountain Capital, and had previously served as one of our directors from June 2005 until November 2011.

Sheldon Bonovitz

Mr. Sheldon M. Bonovitz is Director of the Company. Mr. Bonovitz is currently Chairman Emeritus of Duane Morris LLP, a law firm. From January 1998 to December 2007, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Duane Morris. Mr. Bonovitz is also Chairman of The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, a trustee of the Dolfinger-McMahon Charitable Trust and the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindbach Foundation and a member of the board of trustees of the Barnes Foundation, the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Kenneth Bacon

Mr. Kenneth J. Bacon is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bacon has been a partner at RailField Partners, a financial advisory and asset management firm, since his retirement from Fannie Mae in March 2012, where he had served as the Executive Vice President of the multifamily mortgage business since July 2005. From January 2005 to July 2005, he served as the interim Executive Vice President of Housing and Community Development. Mr. Bacon is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council.

Madeline Bell

Ms. Madeline Bell is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Bell is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), a top-ranked children’s hospital in the United States. Prior to being promoted to Chief Executive Officer in July of 2015, Ms. Bell served as CHOP’s Chief Operating Officer for eight years. Ms. Bell began her career as a pediatric nurse and moved from a variety of different nursing roles into hospital administration in 1989. Ms. Bell is a fellow of the Philadelphia College of Physicians, Chair of the Children’s Hospital Association Board, serves on the boards of the Schuylkill River Development Corporation, Solutions for Patient Safety and Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Chamber’s CEO Council for Growth. Ms. Bell also serves as Chair of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank Economic Advisory Board and is on the Villanova University College of Nursing Board of Consultors.

Gerald Hassell

Mr. Gerald L. Hassell is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hassell is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of New York Mellon. Prior to the merger of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and Mellon Financial Corporation in July 2007, Mr. Hassell was President of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and The Bank of New York. Mr. Hassell is a member of the board of trustees of Duke University, a member of the board of visitors of Columbia University Medical Center, a member of the Financial Services Forum, Vice Chairman of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of New York and a member of the board of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Jeffery Honickman

Mr. Jeffery A. Honickman is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Honickman has served since 1990 as the Chief Executive Officer of Pepsi-Cola & National Brand Beverages, Ltd., a bottling and distribution company, which includes among its affiliates Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of New York, Inc. and Canada Dry bottling companies from New York to Virginia. He is also the Vice President and Secretary of Antonio Origlio Inc., a beverage distributor based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which does business as Origlio Beverages. He currently serves as Chairman of the American Beverage Association Board of Directors and as a director of the Dr. Pepper Snapple Bottlers Association.

Asuka Nakahara

Mr. Asuka Nakahara is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nakahara has been a partner in Triton Atlantic Partners, a real estate advisory firm and investment vehicle that he co-founded, since 2009. He also has served as an Associate Director of the Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania for the past 17 years. Mr. Nakahara began his career at Trammell Crow Company as a leasing agent in 1980, was named a partner in 1983 and was promoted to its Chief Financial Officer in 1996, overseeing finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, marketing, Trammell Crow University, human resources and other new business initiatives. He retired from Trammell Crow in 1999. Mr. Nakahara also serves on the board of, and is the chair of the Investment Committee of, the United States Golf Association, and is a past board member of the PGA of America.

David Novak

Mr. David C. Novak is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Novak is the founder of OGO Enterprises, LLC, a company whose mission is to inspire people through personal recognitions that deepen relationships. Prior to that, Mr. Novak was the Chief Executive Officer of YUM! Brands, Inc. from January 2000 until December 2014, and was the Chairman of its Board of Directors from January 2001 until December 2014 and the Executive Chairman of its Board from January 2015 until May 2016. Mr. Novak is also the author of Taking People With You: The Only Way to Make BIG Things Happen, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller based on a successful leadership program he developed focused on teamwork and a belief in people, which rewards and recognized customer-focused behavior.

Johnathan Rodgers

Mr. Johnathan A. Rodgers is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rodgers was the President and Chief Executive Officer of TV One, a cable network that offers programming targeted for the African American community. Prior to joining TV One, Mr. Rodgers had been the President of Discovery Networks for six years and, prior to that, had worked at CBS, Inc. for twenty years, where he held a variety of executive positions, including President of the CBS Television Stations Division.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Brian Roberts

32,963,500

Kornelis Smit

25,380,400

Michael Cavanagh

25,706,800

David Watson

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Arthur Block

--

Stephen Burke

46,071,900

David Cohen

17,901,000

Daniel Murdock

--

Edward Breen

347,869

Sheldon Bonovitz

1,188,500

Kenneth Bacon

421,840

Madeline Bell

131,979

Gerald Hassell

433,816

Jeffery Honickman

553,495

Asuka Nakahara

--

David Novak

195,090

Johnathan Rodgers

306,880
As Of  31 Dec 2016