Comcast Appoints Neil Smit CEO of Cable Communications

Smit, already president of Cable, adds another title

Comcast announced on Wednesday that Neil Smit has been promoted to the position of CEO of Cable Communications.

Smit was already the President of the media conglomerate's cable operations, so this mosly adds another title to his CV as a reward for his efforts. He is also an executive vice president of Comcast Corporation.

"Neil has done a phenomenal job," Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian L. Roberts said in a statement. "He has driven innovation, improved the customer experience, increased the speed of the introduction of new products, and has expanded our company into new opportunities for profitable growth. I look forward to his continued leadership of our terrific cable team."

Smit joined Comcast last year after stints at Charter Communications and AOL.