New York – Comcast (NASD: CMCSA), the nation’s largest cable TV operator,
on Thursday announced a new management team for NBC Universal (NYSE: GE), with which it is
awaiting regulatory approval on a proposed merger.
Under the new structure,
which will see six executives given the title of "chairman," former
Showtime Networks president Robert Greenblatt was named chairman of NBC
Entertainment, replacing Jeff Gaspin, who will exit after the deal is
Comcast’s Ted Harbert, head of the company’s E! network, was named
head of NBC Broadcasting, while Comcast content acquisition executive Matt
Bond, was named executive vice president of content distribution at NBC
"While this announcement provides some clarity to some roles
and responsibilities, it is only the first in what will be a series of milestones
as we move into 2011," said Comcast chief operating officer Steve Burke.
full rundown of the management changes is available at the links below.
(Los Angeles Times)