|By Business Wire||
|March 19, 2014 10:01 AM EDT||
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), today announced it has promoted Karen Dougherty Buchholz to Senior Vice President of Administration and Rebecca Arbogast to Senior Vice President of Global Public Policy. Ms. Buchholz leads a variety of corporate functions for Comcast, including corporate real estate, facilities, aviation, diversity & inclusion, political affairs, corporate services, travel and security. Ms. Arbogast is responsible for the development and coordination of the company’s public policy efforts across the corporation. They both report to David L. Cohen, Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation.
Karen Dougherty Buchholz, Comcast Corporation (Photo: Business Wire)
“Since joining Comcast nearly 14 years ago, Karen has had a phenomenal career at our company, successfully leading numerous large-scale initiatives, including the development and management of our global corporate headquarters in Philadelphia,” said Mr. Cohen. “She is highly talented, very well respected in the community and our industry, and will continue to be an integral part of our success as she oversees her multiple functions and the expansion of our vertical campus with the newly announced Comcast Innovation and Technology Center.”
"Rebecca is an extraordinarily talented thought leader who has done a terrific job heading the combined company’s public policy efforts," added Mr. Cohen. "Since joining the company, she has contributed wise counsel and invaluable business and industry insight on some of the most important strategic business, legal and regulatory matters impacting Comcast and the media and technology industry. She has been an indispensable member of our Washington office as well as our company and I look forward to working with her over the months and years to come.”
Ms. Buchholz received her M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Dickinson College and the Dickinson Center for European Studies in Bologna, Italy. She resides in the Philadelphia region with her husband, Carl, and their two children.
Ms. Arbogast holds a law degree from Yale Law School and a master’s degree from the University of Iowa. She has taught constitutional law at Johns Hopkins School of Public Policy and global communications at American University. She clerked for Judge Betty Binns Fletcher on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and was a Fulbright Fellow in European Community Law.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBCUniversal operates 30 news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.
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