PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), a global media and technology company, announced today that it has promoted Cathy Avgiris to Chief Financial Officer of Comcast Cable, effective July 1, 2013. Ms. Avgiris, a 21-year Comcast veteran, will report to Neil Smit, President and Chief Executive Officer, Comcast Cable. She succeeds Dave Scott, who is retiring after twenty years with the Company. Ms. Avgiris has been instrumental in the growth and development of Comcast for more than twenty years. In her current role as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Communications and Data Services, Ms. Avgiris leads Comcast’s XFINITY Internet, XFINITY Voice and consumer wireless business. Under her leadership, Comcast has become the largest Internet provider and one of the largest phone providers in the U.S., with 19 million Internet and 10 million Voice customers. Ms. Avgiris is also responsible for launching the Verizon Wireless partnership, managing the Company’s Internet Essentials program, which provides low-cost Internet service to low-income families, and overseeing Comcast’s WiFi initiative. During her tenure with the Company, Ms. Avgiris has also served as SVP and General Manager of Comcast Digital Voice and SVP of Finance for Comcast Cable, where she managed all financial and administrative activity for Comcast’s high-speed Internet and Voice services.
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