Press release from Business Wire
Comcast Promotes Greg Butz to Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing Operations for Comcast Cable
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Comcast Promotes Greg Butz to Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing Operations for Comcast Cable12:01 EDT Tuesday, April 16, 2013
PHILADELPHIA (Business Wire) -- Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), a global media and technology company, announced today that it has promoted Greg Butz to Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing Operations for Comcast Cable. Mr. Butz has been with Comcast for more than 20 years, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Marketing for Comcast Cable. In his new role, Mr. Butz will continue to lead consumer marketing for Xfinity TV, Internet, Voice and Home. He will also focus on driving growth by investing in sales channel transformation and evolving Comcast's customer acquisition, retention and segmentation strategies. He reports to Dave Watson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Comcast Cable.
Greg Butz, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing Operations, Comcast Cable (Photo: Comcast Corporation)
“Greg's leadership, strong experience and focus on our customers make him uniquely qualified to step into this role,” said Mr. Watson. “He has done a terrific job leading our consumer marketing and retention strategies, and is crucial to our success as we continue to innovate and deliver the best products and services to our customers.”
As Senior Vice President of Marketing, Mr. Butz was responsible for delivering innovative strategies to reach key customer segments, including developing new packaging for Xfinity's Double Play, Triple Play and Xfinity Home and Wireless. Mr. Butz joined Comcast in 1993 as Director of Business Development for Comcast Cellular Communications. He was promoted to Vice President of Business Planning and Development in 1995, moved to the cable division in 1999 as Vice President of Business Development, and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Comcast Online in 2003. Prior to Comcast, he held positions in the wireless, communications and entertainment industries.
Mr. Butz earned an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University.
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 and entertainment 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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