Comcast Executive, CFO (Retired), Comcast Corporation
John served as Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Financial Officer of Comcast Corporation from 1990 through year end 2007. He managed Comcast’s capital formation activities, including equity and debt placements in domestic and international markets. He was also responsible for investor relations and treasury cash management functions.
Before joining Comcast, John was a Managing Director of Toronto Dominion Bank. He was active in founding the bank’s U.S. Communications Finance Group in 1980, which rapidly became the largest lender to the cable television industry.
In 2007, 2006 and 2004, John was named among America’s Best CFOs by Institutional Investor magazine. In 2005 he was recognized as CFO to Watch by Treasury and Risk Management magazine, and in 2004 he received the CFO of the Year award from the Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association.
John earned his B.A. and his M.B.A. degrees from the University of Toronto. He serves as a member of the board of directors of Ralph Lauren Corporation and BNY Mellon Trust Funds. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Trustees of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) and is chairman of the PMA Finance Committee. He also serves as an Advisory Board Member of MANNA (Metropolitan AIDS Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) and on the board of Xplornet Communications Inc.