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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Roberts

56 2004 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Ralph Roberts

95 2002 Chairman Emeritus

Michael Cavanagh

50 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

Lawrence Salva

59 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Arthur Block

61 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Stephen Burke

57 2015 Senior Executive Vice President; President and Chief Executive Officer of NBC Universal Holdings and NBC Universal

David Cohen

59 2015 Senior Executive Vice President

Kornelis Smit

57 2015 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Comcast Cable

Sridhar Solur

2016 Senior Vice President - Product Development for Xfinity Home and Internet of Things (IoT)

Darren Oliver

2016 Regional Vice President - Human Resources

Kenneth Bacon

61 2012 Lead Independent Director

Sheldon Bonovitz

78 1979 Director

Madeline Bell

54 2015 Independent Director

Edward Breen

60 2014 Independent Director

Joseph Collins

71 2004 Independent Director

J. Cook

72 2002 Independent Director

Gerald Hassell

64 2008 Independent Director

Jeffery Honickman

59 2005 Independent Director

Eduardo Mestre

67 2011 Independent Director

Johnathan Rodgers

70 2011 Independent Director

Judith Rodin

71 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Roberts

Mr. Brian L. Roberts is Chairman of the Board since 2004, President since 1990, Chief Executive Officer since 2002 of Comcast Corp. Mr. Brian L. 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, 2015, Mr. Roberts, through his ownership of our Class B common stock, had sole voting power over 33 1/3% of the combined voting power of our two classes of voting common stock. He is a son of our late founder, Mr. Ralph J. Roberts. Mr. Roberts is also a director of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (“NCTA”), the principal trade association of the cable television industry, and is a director emeritus of CableLabs, the cable industry’s research and development organization. We believe that Mr. Roberts’ extensive experience and leadership in the cable, Internet, phone, media and entertainment and wireless industries, including as our Chief Executive Officer and President and through his involvement with NCTA and CableLabs, render him qualified to serve as one of our directors.

Ralph Roberts

Mr. Ralph J. Roberts is Chairman Emeritus of Comcast Corp. Mr. Ralph J. Roberts is our Founder and is Chairman Emeritus of the Board. He served as the Chair of the Finance Committee of the Board from November 2002 until December 2008. From March 1969 to February 1990, Mr. Roberts served as our President, and from November 1984 to November 2002, he served as our Chairman of the Board.

Michael Cavanagh

Mr. Michael J. Cavanagh has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of the Company, effective July 1, 2015. Prior to joining 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, Incorporated.

Lawrence Salva

Mr. Lawrence J. Salva is Executive Vice President since 2015, Chief Accounting Officer since 2004 of the Company. He was Controller of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Comcast Corporation. Prior to joining Comcast in January 2000, Larry was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 12 years, where he held various positions. He was also named the national technical accounting consulting partner and regional risk management partner for PwC's Southeast Region following the merger of Coopers & Lybrand and Pricewaterhouse. He also served as a Professional Accounting Fellow with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission's Office of the Chief Accountant. Larry previously served as Chairperson of the Committee on Corporate Reporting, the senior technical committee of Financial Executives International and continues as a member of its Executive Subcommittee. He is a former member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and currently serves on the Emerging Issues Task Force and on the Board of Trustees of Rowan University. Larry graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Glassboro State/Rowan University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International.

Arthur Block

Mr. Arthur R. Block is Executive Vice President since March 2015, General Counsel, Secretary since 1993 of the Company. He previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Comcast. He is the Company’s chief legal officer, overseeing Comcast’s legal, corporate governance and strategic intellectual property functions. Art has been with Comcast since 1989; during this time, he has served as the lead in-house attorney for Comcast’s mergers, acquisitions and financings. Prior to joining Comcast, Art was a partner in the Corporate Department of the Philadelphia law firm Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, which he joined in 1978. Art currently serves as Co-Chair of the Site Board of City Year Greater Philadelphia and as the Chair of the Board of Managers of Moore College of Art and Design. He was the recipient of the 2012 Idealist of the Year Award from City Year Greater Philadelphia. Art received his B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business in 1975, and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1978.

Stephen Burke

Mr. Stephen B. Burke is Senior Executive Vice President since March 2015, President and Chief Executive Officer, NBC Universal Holdings and NBC Universal since 2011 of the company. Mr. Burke became the President and Chief Executive Officer of NBCUniversal Holdings and NBCUniversal and resigned from his position as our Chief Operating Officer, which position he had held for more than five years. Mr. Burke also had been the President of Comcast Cable until March 2010. Mr. Burke is also a director of JPMorgan Chase & Company and Berkshire Hathaway, Incorporated.

David Cohen

Mr. David L. Cohen J.D. is Senior Executive Vice President of the Company since March 2015. He served as Executive Vice President of Comcast Corp. 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.

Kornelis Smit

Mr. Kornelis Smit is Senior Executive Vice President since March 2015, President and Chief Executive Officer - Comcast Cable since 2011 of Comcast Corp. He became an Executive Vice President in January 2011 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Cable in November 2011. Before March 2010, Mr. Smit had been the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Charter Communications, Inc., a cable company, since August 2005. Charter Communications filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in March 2009 and emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November 2009. Mr. Smit is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association and Chairman of CableLabs.

Sridhar Solur

Mr. Sridhar Solur is Senior Vice President - Product Development for Xfinity Home and Internet of Things (IoT) of the company. He is an intrapreneur, technologist, and business leader specializing in IoT and mobile. He has more than 20 years of experience in corporate venturing, strategy, and product development. Solur joins Comcast from Hewlett Packard (HP), where he was the founder and GM of the company's wearables and IoT business, as well as the founder and World Wide director of HP's cloud and mobile printing business, known as HP ePrint.

Darren Oliver

Mr. Darren Oliver is Regional Vice President - Human Resources of the company. Before joining Comcast, Oliver spent twelve years as the Director of Human Resources with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts opening three luxury hotels inNew York,Austin, and Dallas. In 2000, he opened Paris Las Vegas as Vice President of Human Resources and Entertainment. Oliver then moved toCaliforniaas Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Kaiser Permanente and spent nine years there leading a cultural turnaround.

Kenneth Bacon

Mr. Kenneth J. Bacon is Lead Independent Director of Comcast Corp. 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.

Sheldon Bonovitz

Mr. Sheldon M. Bonovitz is Director of Comcast Corp., since March 1979. Mr. Bonovitz is currently Chairman Emeritus of Duane Morris LLP, a law firm. From January 1998 to December 2007, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Duane Morris. Mr. Bonovitz is also Chairman of The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, a trustee of the Dolfinger-McMahon Charitable Trust and the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindbach Foundation and a member of the board of trustees of the Barnes Foundation, the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Madeline Bell

Ms. Madeline Bell is Independent Director of Comcast Corporation. 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 of 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. Ms. Bell is a fellow of the Philadelphia College of Physicians, Chair-elect of the Children’s Hospital Association, serves on the boards of the University City District, the Schuylkill River Development Corporation, Delaware Valley Healthcare Council, Health Alliance, Solutions for Patient Safety and Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Chamber’s CEO Council for Growth. Ms. Bell also serves on the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank Economic Advisory Board and the Villanova University College of Nursing Board of Consultors.

Edward Breen

Mr. Edward D. Breen is Independent Director of Comcast Corp. Mr. Breen is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company; he joined the DuPont board in February 2015, and became its Chief Executive Officer in November 2015. Mr. Breen is also the Chairman of the Board of Tyco International Ltd., where he had been its Chief Executive Officer from July 2002 until September 2012. 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.

Joseph Collins

Mr. Joseph J. Collins is Independent Director of Comcast Corp., since October 2004. Mr. Collins currently serves as the Chairman of Aegis, LLC. From August 2001 to December 2003, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AOL Time Warner Interactive Video. From 1989 to August 2001, Mr. Collins served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Cable. We believe that Mr. Collins’ extensive experience and leadership in the cable and Internet industries, including his various experiences as a chief executive officer as noted above, coupled with his experience in the media and entertainment and technology industries and in government affairs, render him qualified to serve as one of our directors.

J. Cook

Mr. J. Michael Cook is Independent Director of Comcast Corp., since November 2002. Mr. Cook is Chairman of the Accountability Advisory Panel to the Controller General of the United States, an emeritus member of the Advisory Council of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”), a former member of the PCAOB’s Standing Advisory Committee and a member of the Accounting Hall of Fame. In addition, Mr. Cook retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte & Touche in 1999. He also has served as Chairman of the Board of the Comeback America Initiative and is a Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Catalyst. Mr. Cook was named one of the Outstanding Directors in America by Director’s Alert in 2002 and has been a past member of the National Association of Corporate Directors’ Blue Ribbon Commissions on Corporate Governance and Audit Committees.

Gerald Hassell

Mr. Gerald L. Hassell is Independent Director of Comcast Corp., since May 2008. Mr. Hassell is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of New York Mellon. 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 visitors of Columbia University Medical Center, a member of the Financial Services Forum, Vice Chairman of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of New York and a member of the boards of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

Jeffery Honickman

Mr. Jeffery A. Honickman is Independent Director of Comcast Corp., since December 2005. 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 currently serves on the board of directors of the American Beverage Association and the Dr. Pepper Snapple Bottlers Association. Mr. Honickman is also a member of the board of trustees of Germantown Academy. We believe that Mr. Honickman’s significant experience in the wholesale and consumer products industries, including his experience as a chief executive officer as noted above, renders him qualified to serve as one of our directors.

Eduardo Mestre

Mr. Eduardo G. Mestre is Independent Director of Comcast Corp., since May 2011. Mr. Mestre has been a Senior Advisor to Evercore Partners Inc., an independent investment banking advisory firm, since April 2014. From February 2012 until April 2014, he was a Senior Managing Director and Chairman of Global Advisory of Evercore Partners, and from October 2004 until February 2012, he was a Vice Chairman of Evercore Partners. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Mestre served as Chairman of Citigroup’s global investment bank. From 1995 to 2001, he served as head of investment banking and, prior to that, as co-head of mergers and acquisitions at Salomon Smith Barney. Prior to joining Salomon in 1977, Mr. Mestre practiced law at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. We believe that Mr. Mestre’s significant experience and leadership in the investment banking industry, including with respect to the cable, Internet, phone and wireless industries, render him qualified to serve as one of our directors.

Johnathan Rodgers

Mr. Johnathan A. Rodgers is Independent Director of Comcast Corp., since September 2011. Mr. Rodgers was the President and Chief Executive Officer of TV One, a cable network that offers programming targeted for the African American community. Prior to joining TV One, Mr. Rodgers had been the President of Discovery Networks for six years and, prior to that, had worked at CBS, Inc. for twenty years, where he held a variety of executive positions, including President of the CBS Television Stations Division.

Judith Rodin

Dr. Judith H. Rodin is Independent Director of Comcast Corp., since November 2002. Dr. Rodin is President of the Rockefeller Foundation. From 1994 to 2004, Dr. Rodin served as President of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a professor of psychology and of medicine and psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as a director of Laureate, a privately-held company.

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