Comcast Business names Ed Zimmermann president


Ed Zimmermann

Comcast Corporation has promoted Ed Zimmermann to president of Comcast Business, succeeding Bill Stemper.

Stemper who has led the Comcast Business since its inception in 2006 has been appointed to chairman emeritus where he will continue to participate in the company and the industry. Under his leadership, the company the business has evolved from selling residential services to small business customers into a global enterprise.

Zimmermann most recently served as chief financial officer and chief of strategy for Comcast Business.  In this role, he was tasked with maintaining and growing annual revenue and accelerating Comcast Business’s growth from small and medium-sized businesses into the upper market. The chief has worked across Comcast in a variety of financial and strategic, including SVP of finance and administration in the Northeast division and VP of finance and administration at the Beltway Division.

Comcast said in his new role, Zimmermann will continue to drive the company’s growth and strategic innovation. He becomes the company’s second president to lead the company since it was founded

“Ed is an outstanding executive with a track record of building strong teams, driving transformation, and achieving results,” said David Watson, president and chief executive officer, Comcast Cable. “Ed has brought impressive financial and operational expertise to Comcast Business and is well respected by the management team.”

“Bill Stemper is an extraordinary leader and operator. Comcast Business has been on a spectacular growth trajectory under his leadership for the past 17 years. Bill and his team have organically built this successful business from the ground up and I’m deeply grateful for his partnership and friendship,” added Watson.

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