|[September 11, 2013]
Comcast Names Marcien Jenckes Executive Vice President, Consumer Services
PHILADELPHIA --(Business Wire)--
today announced that Marcien Jenckes has been promoted to Executive Vice
President, Consumer Services. In this role, Mr. Jenckes will lead the
Company's newly formed Consumer Services Group, which combines all of
Comcast Cable's consumer business units - Video, Internet, Phone (News - Alert) and
Home. Mr. Jenckes will report to Dave
Watson, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, Comcast (News - Alert) Cable.
Marcien Jenckes, Executive Vice President, Consumer Services, Comcast Cable (Photo: Business Wire)
"Marcien is an exceptional leader who has been a driving force behind
the evolution of our video business," said Watson. "His operational
expertise, combined with his digital and entrepreneurial background,
makes him uniquely positioned for this job and I am confident that the
consolidation of our products under Marcien's leadership will bring
significant benefits to our customers and our business."
Mr. Jenckes previously served as Senior Vice President & General Manager
of Video Services for Comcast Cable. In this role, he was responsible
for all aspects of Comcast's video business, which serves Xfinity TV
customers. Under his leadership, the best viewing experience and
entertainment choices have become available anytime, anywhere on Xfinity
Streampix; across Xfinity On Demand, XFINITY.com/TV and Xfinity TV on
the Xbox 360; and through Xfinity TV and Player apps. Mr. Jenckes also
led the roll out of the X1 Platform, a cloud-enabled platform that will
transform the TV into an entirely new integrated entertainment
Before joining Comcast, Mr. Jenckes was President of the Media and
Content Divisions of Grab Networks, a Virginia-based online video
syndication network, having previously served as the CEO of Voxant,
which merged with Anystream in 2008 to form Grab Networks.
Mr. Jenckes also served as Senior Vice President of Messaging, Community
and Voice at AOL (News - Alert), where he oversaw major product lines, including AIM
and ICQ. During his time at AOL, he held a variety of other roles that
included launching the free AOL.com portal and leading the strategy and
operations for AOL Programming. He also spent several years at McKinsey
and Company as a member of their Media and Telecommunications practice.
Mr. Jenckes holds an MBA from the Darden School at the University of
Virginia, and a BA in Economics and Politics from New York University.
About Comcast Cable:
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. Comcast has invested in
technology to build an advanced network that delivers among the fastest
broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video,
communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation
(Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com
for more information.
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