Comcast Corp. has named a new chief executive officer for multiple system operator Comcast Cable Communications. The job goes to Neil Smit, currently president of Comcast Cable.
Smit will report to Brian L. Roberts, Comcast Corp. chairman and CEO.
Said Roberts: “Neil has done a phenomenal job. He has driven innovation, improved the customer experience, increased the speed of the introduction of new products, and has expanded our company into new opportunities for profitable growth. I look forward to his continued leadership of our terrific cable team.”
Smit came to Comcast from Charter Communications, where he was CEO and director from 2005-2010.