Shawn Leavitt Joins Comcast as Senior Vice President of Global Benefits

Tue Mar 5, 2013 9:30am EST

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PHILADELPHIA--(Business Wire)--
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), a global media and technology
company, announced today that Shawn Leavitt has joined the company as Senior
Vice President of Global Benefits for Comcast and NBCUniversal. In this newly
created role, Mr. Leavitt will develop a strategic plan for the research, design
and development of Comcast and NBCUniversal`s benefits, including retirement,
health and welfare, and health services. He reports to William Strahan,
Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Comcast Cable.
Shawn Leavitt joins Comcast as Senior Vice President of Global Benefits (Photo:
Comcast Corporation)

Mr. Leavitt joins Comcast from Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company,
where he served as Vice President of Global Compensation and Benefits,
overseeing the team responsible for managing the total rewards programs for its
travel, hotel and restaurants businesses. Prior to Carlson, Mr. Leavitt was Vice
President of Benefits at Safeway, Inc. and has held senior human resources
positions at The Coca-Cola Company and Knight Ridder, Inc. 

"We are excited to have Shawn join us to help build a best-in-class global
benefits team that will coordinate across Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal while
maintaining the ability to continue to serve the distinct needs of our different
employee populations," said Mr. Strahan. "With 20 years of experience in human
resources, Shawn has an effective track record of developing successful and
creative benefits solutions, and we look forward to the deep knowledge that
Shawn brings to our team to help us further serve our employees and their

Mr. Leavitt earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from
the University of Nebraska. He frequently speaks on the impact of employee
health and wellbeing on the success of an organization and strategies to engage
employees in the management of their own health. Mr. Leavitt will be relocating
to the Philadelphia area with his partner. 

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.
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