Comcast Spotlight Promotes Jeff Hamstad To Vice President Of Human Resources

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Company Veteran to lead Human Resource Operations for Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable

Company Veteran to lead Human Resource Operations for Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable

NEW YORK – February 29, 2008 – Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services, announced today that it has promoted Jeff Hamstad to Vice President of Human Resources. In his new role, Hamstad will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of Comcast Spotlight’s human resources policies, programs and practices, including employee relations, compensation, training, talent management and employee services.

Hamstad will focus on deploying new systems and technologies designed to improve employee performance and retention and to help enable Comcast Spotlight’s Human Resources department to become increasingly employee focused.

Hamstad joined Comcast Spotlight in 2002, most recently serving as Area Vice President of Human Resources for the company’s West Division. He previously served as Senior Director of Human Resources for USA.net, Inc.

“Jeff has established himself as a results-oriented leader who consistently provides human resources support and direction to our management and who aligns human resources goals with overall business goals,” said John Drain, Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration for Comcast Spotlight. “Over the last six years, Jeff’s leadership, experience and energy have been invaluable to our organization. He is highly regarded throughout the company and has consistently ensured that our Human Resources community and management team responds to our employees’ needs.”

Hamstad graduated from Cal-Poly (California Polytechnic State University) in San Luis Obispo, CA, with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He will be based in Comcast Spotlight’s Denver office.

About Comcast Spotlight
Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, helps put the power of cable to use for local, regional and national advertisers. It is focused on providing multi-platform marketing solutions to reach audiences most effectively and efficiently. Headquartered in New York with offices throughout the country, Comcast Spotlight has a presence in nearly 90 markets with approximately 30 million owned and represented subscribers. Comcast Spotlight is a trademark of Comcast Cable. For more information, visit www.comcastspotlight.com.

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Dana Runnells
Comcast Spotlight
Tel: 917.934.1015
Dana_Runnells@Cable.Comcast.com