Comcast appoints new SVP, government communications

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) has promoted Sena Fitzmaurice to Senior Vice President, Government Communications, the company said.

Fitzmaurice leads Comcast´s communications on government affairs, including strategy on all federal regulatory and legislative as well as other political issues. She will continue to report to D´Arcy Rudnay, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for Comcast Corporation, and work closely with the entire government and regulatory affairs team in Washington.

Since joining Comcast in 2006, Fitzmaurice has led the strategy and execution of the company´s government communications through mergers and acquisitions, including the Comcast NBCUniversal transaction, as well as major legislative actions and regulatory events.

Prior to joining Comcast, she was a principal with the lobbying firm Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates in Washington, D.C., where she developed public affairs plans for her clients.

Comcast is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation´s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.