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|Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 22, 2017|
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Eduardo G. Mestre, a member of Comcast Corporation’s Board of Directors and a member of the Audit and Finance Committees of the Board, decided not to stand for reelection to the Board on February 22, 2017 in order to pursue other professional commitments. Mr. Mestre will continue to serve as a director until his term ends at Comcast’s 2017 annual meeting of shareholders.
On February 23, 2017, Asuka Nakahara was appointed to the Board, effective February 24, 2017. The Board has determined that Mr. Nakahara is independent in accordance with applicable NASDAQ Global Select Market rules and Comcast’s corporate governance guidelines. Mr. Nakahara has been a partner in Triton Atlantic Partners, a real estate advisory firm and investment vehicle, since 2009. He also serves as an Associate Director of the Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a director of the CBRE Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund.
Mr. Nakahara will receive compensation in accordance with Comcast’s 2002 Non-Employee Director Compensation Plan, as further described in Comcast’s proxy statement filed on April 8, 2016.
As previously reported in the Form 8-K filed by Comcast on December 7, 2016, David C. Novak was appointed to the Board. At the time the original Form 8-K was filed, it had not been determined on which committees Mr. Novak would serve. On February 23, 2017, the Board appointed Mr. Novak to the Compensation Committee of the Board, effective February 24, 2017.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date:||February 23, 2017||By:||/s/ Arthur R. Block|
Arthur R. Block
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary