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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Roberts

60 2004 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Cavanagh

54 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

Jeff Shell

2020 Chief Executive Officer of NBCUniversal

David Watson

61 2020 President & Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Cable

Thomas Reid

55 2019 Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jason Armstrong

2020 Executive Vice President, Treasurer

David Cohen

64 2015 Senior Executive Vice President

Daniel Murdock

46 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Candy Lawson

2020 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Deputy General Counsel

Edward Breen

64 2016 Lead Independent Director

Kenneth Bacon

65 2002 Independent Director

Madeline Bell

58 2016 Independent Director

Gerald Hassell

68 2008 Independent Director

Jeffery Honickman

63 2005 Independent Director

Maritza Montiel

68 2018 Independent Director

Asuka Nakahara

64 2017 Independent Director

David Novak

67 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Roberts

Mr. Brian L. Roberts serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. 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, 2019, Mr. Roberts, through his ownership of our Class B common stock, had sole voting power over 331/3% of the combined voting power of our two classes of voting common stock. Mr. Roberts is also a director of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, the principal trade association of the cable industry, and is a director emeritus of CableLabs, the cable industry’s research and development organization.

Michael Cavanagh

Mr. Michael J. Cavanagh serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Cavanagh 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, Inc.

Jeff Shell

Mr. Jeff Shell serves as Chief Executive Officer of NBCUniversal of the Company. He oversees the company’s valuable portfolio of news, sports, and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. Previously, Shell was Chairman of NBCUniversal Film and Entertainment. In this role, he oversaw the content creation, programming and distribution engines behind NBCUniversal’s film and network television businesses including NBC Entertainment, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG), Telemundo and NBCUniversal International. He was also responsible for driving the extensions of the company’s intellectual property and consumer product strategy with Universal Brand Development, as well as the expansion of the go-to destination for moviegoers with Fandango. Shell previously served as Chairman of UFEG, a position he held since 2013. Over the course of his tenure, Universal celebrated four years of record profit, and the two most profitable years in the studio’s 107-year history with titles from some of its biggest franchises such as Fast & Furious, Jurassic World and Illumination’s Despicable Me. With Shell’s oversight, Universal Brand Development’s portfolio grew extensively to include Consumer Products, Games and Digital Platforms, and Live Entertainment. Fandango’s portfolio expanded to include a global suite of ticketing properties, including MovieTickets.com, Flixster, Ingresso.com and Fandango Latin America. Additionally, the company acquired DreamWorks Animation in 2016, and under Shell’s leadership, the global family entertainment company and its feature film and television brands became an integral part of UFEG. Prior to joining UFEG, Shell served as Chairman of NBCUniversal International. In this role, he managed all aspects of NBCUniversal’s international businesses including International TV Distribution, Global Television Networks and International Television Production.

David Watson

Mr. David N. Watson serves as President & Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Cable of the Company. In this role, s responsible for all business aspects of the Company’s cable operations. Previously, Dave served as Chief Operating Officer where he drove the operating strategy and execution that have led to the phenomenal growth of Comcast Cable into the nation’s largest ISP and one of the largest video providers. His leadership also has been critical to Comcast’s efforts to improve customer service and transform the customer experience. As COO, Dave led all of the cable company’s operations and business functions, including sales and marketing, the product teams for Xfinity Internet, Xfinity X1, Xfinity Voice and Xfinity Home, the Comcast Business division, as well as oversight of the Company’s three operating divisions and Effectv, the Company’s advertising sales unit. Previously, Dave held a number of leadership roles at Comcast since joining the Company in 1991 and led multiple divisions and operating units. He has also led some of the industry’s most important transitions from analog to IPTV, from the early rollout of high-speed data to the delivery of gigabit speeds and the expansion of residential products and commercial business services. Dave has worked for three decades in the cable and cellular industries and held leadership roles for the nation’s top communications services providers. Before joining Comcast Cable in 1991, he served for seven years with Comcast Cellular Communications, Inc., first as Senior Vice President of sales and marketing, and later as President. As President of Comcast Cellular, Dave led the unit’s operations prior to its sale to SBC Communications. Previously, he headed sales and marketing efforts at Bell Atlantic Mobile and Metrophone. Dave is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Internet and Television Association. He also is Chair of the Board of Directors of CableLabs.

Thomas Reid

Mr. Thomas J. Reid serves as Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He has served as a Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since April 2019. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Reid had served as the Chairman and Managing Partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a global law firm, since 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Reid was a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP from 2003 to 2011 and a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley from 2000 to 2003.

Jason Armstrong

Mr. Jason S. Armstrong has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company effective 7/1/2020. Prior to becoming Comcast's Treasurer and his Chief Financial Officer role at Sky, Mr. Armstrong served as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Finance at Comcast for six years. Before that, he spent 13 years at Goldman Sachs where he served as Managing Director, Deputy Business Unit Leader of the firm's Technology, Media and Telecommunications Research Group. He was also lead analyst for the North American Communications Services Equity Research Group with principal coverage of the cable, satellite, telecommunication services, wireless towers, and data centers industries. He earned a B.S. degree in Economics from Duke University.

David Cohen

Mr. David L. Cohen serves as Senior Executive Vice President of the Company. He is Senior Executive Vice President of the Company since March 2015. Mr. Cohen 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 serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company. He has been our Controller since July 2015. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Murdock had been with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where he served as the Deputy Chief Accountant in the agency’s Office of the Chief Accountant since 2013. Prior to that, he was Deloitte & Touche’s Audit/Industry Professional Practice Director for media and entertainment.

Candy Lawson

Ms. Candy Lawson serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Deputy General Counsel of the Company. Prior to joining Comcast, Ms. Lawson was Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Group Chief Compliance Officer at 21st Century Fox, where she advised on compliance matters, including strategies, policies and procedures to mitigate risk across all areas of the business. Following the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company last year, Ms. Lawson was appointed to lead The Walt Disney Company's international compliance team, including overseeing the integration and implementation of compliance policies. Ms. Lawson joined 21st Century Fox from News Corporation where she was Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Group Chief Compliance Officer, EMEA and Asia. Prior to that, she was the anti-corruption counsel for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Lawson earned a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She will be based in London and also work at Comcast's headquarters in Philadelphia.

Edward Breen

Mr. Edward D. Breen serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Breen is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. Before becoming CEO, he was executive chairman of DuPont and previously served as CEO of DowDuPont and DuPont since 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.

Kenneth Bacon

Mr. Kenneth J. Bacon serves as 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 S. Bell serves as 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 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, and holds a Master of Science degree in organizational dynamics. Ms. Bell serves on the boards of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the Children’s Hospital Association, the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and Solutions for Patient Safety, and also serves on the Executive Committee of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Chamber’s CEO Council for Growth. Ms. Bell also serves on the Villanova University College of Nursing Board of Consultors.

Gerald Hassell

Mr. Gerald L. Hassell serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hassell was the Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of New York Mellon from 2011 until July 2017, and was Chairman of its Board until December 2017. 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 directors of Duke University Health System, 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 serves as 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 previously served as Chairman of the American Beverage Association Board of Directors.

Maritza Montiel

Ms. Maritza Gomez Montiel serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Montiel served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Deloitte LLP from 2011 through her retirement in May 2014. As Deputy Chief Executive Officer, among other things, Ms. Montiel led a variety of strategic initiatives, including the transformation of the firm’s Federal Government Services Practice. During her tenure at Deloitte, she held numerous senior management roles, including Managing Partner (Leadership Development and Succession, Deloitte University) from 2009 to 2011 and Regional Managing Partner from 2001 to 2009, and she was the Advisory Partner for many public company clients in which Deloitte was the principal auditor. She also served as a member of Deloitte’s U.S. and Global Board of Directors.

Asuka Nakahara

Mr. Asuka Nakahara serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nakahara has been a partner of 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 19 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 served on the board of, and was the chair of the Investment Committee of, the United States Golf Association, and also is a past board member of the PGA of America.

David Novak

Mr. David C. Novak serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Novak is the founder of David Novak Leadership, LLC, which provides online leadership training to transform managers into confident, capable engaging leaders. 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 from January 2001 until December 2014 and the Executive Chairman of its Board from January 2015 until May 2016. He also is on the board of Lift-a-Life Novak Family Foundation.

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