PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast Corporation announced today it has promoted Daniel C. Murdock to Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, and Controller, effective March 1, 2017. In this role, he will lead the company’s external financial reporting, corporate accounting, and corporate internal controls functions. He will report to Mike Cavanagh, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Comcast Corporation. Mr. Murdock succeeds Lawrence J. Salva, who is retiring as the company’s Chief Accounting Officer after 17 years in that role. Mr. Salva will serve as a Senior Advisor to Mr. Cavanagh through June 2018.
“Dan is an impressive leader with significant accounting and reporting experience in both the private and public sectors,” said Mr. Cavanagh. “He is highly deserving of this promotion, and I’m thrilled he will be assuming this extremely important role at our company.”
Since joining Comcast in 2015, Mr. Murdock has served as Vice President and Corporate Controller where he oversees accounting policies and procedures, reporting controls, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Prior to Comcast, he was with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where he served as the Deputy Chief Accountant in the agency’s Office of the Chief Accountant since 2013. Before that, he was Deloitte & Touche’s Audit/Industry Professional Practice Director for media and entertainment.
Mr. Murdock earned a BS in accounting from the University of South Florida. He is a certified public accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Cavanagh also commented on Mr. Salva, and said, “Larry has been an outstanding leader of our corporate accounting function for nearly two decades, and we wish him the very best. He has had a terrific career as a senior executive, and we thank him for all he has done for our company.”
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