NBCUNIVERSAL’S EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER PAULA MADISON ANNOUNCES HER RETIREMENT

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NBCUNIVERSAL’S EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER PAULA MADISON ANNOUNCES HER RETIREMENT AFTER 22 YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED SERVICE



Madison Served as the Company’s First Chief Diversity Officer

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. --- April 11, 2011 – After over two decades of distinguished service to NBCUniversal, Paula Madison, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer for NBCUniversal, has announced plans to retire from the company.

Her last day with the company will be Friday, May 20, 2011 following the completion of Comcast and NBCUniversal’s first Joint Diversity Advisory Council meeting in Philadelphia.

Steve Burke, Chief Executive Officer, NBCUniversal and Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation said, “Paula has had an extraordinary career from her early days as an award-winning journalist and station manager up to and including her appointment as the first Chief Diversity Officer in the history of NBCUniversal.

Her leadership and counsel throughout the course of the integration were invaluable.  I want to thank her for that and for all of her many contributions to this company.”

Said Madison, “I’ve spent the best years of my career at NBCUniversal and the last four, serving as the company’s Chief Diversity Officer, have been my most memorable.  I am proud about what we’ve been able to accomplish and under Steve Burke’s leadership, I am confident that NBCUniversal will be an industry leader in the area of Diversity.  I will miss working with my team and colleagues but know that our friendships will carry on.”

An announcement regarding the appointment of NBCUniversal’s next Chief Diversity Officer is expected in the next several weeks.

For a complete bio on Madison use link below:
http://www.nbcuni.com/management/senior-corporate-executives/madison


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Kathy Kelly-Brown, (212) 664-3457, Kathy.kelly-brown@nbcuni.com
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NBCUNIVERSAL’S EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER PAULA MADISON ANNOUNCES HER RETIREMENT