Comcast's chief operating officer will take over as chief executive of NBC Universal once Comcast officially owns a 51 percent majority stake of the media giant, the companies announced today.
Steve Burke will replace NBC Universal CEO and President Jeff Zucker, who announced last week that he will leave the company after a 24-year career there. Until the Comcast deal is final, Zucker will work with Burke on the transition, according to Comcast and NBC Universal parent company GE. No other personnel announcements are expected until the deal closes, the companies added.
Although Zucker told his staff in an … Read more