Comcast Spotlight Announces Executive Promotions

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Wed, 03/13/2013 - 08:03
NEW YORK – March 5, 2013 – Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, today announced four executive promotions. The company has named Rick Stanley as Senior Vice President of the company’s West division; Roland Trombley as Senior Vice President of its NorthCentral division; Kevin Patrick Smith as Senior Vice President of Comcast Media 360; and Mary Rooney as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Internal Communications. All four company leaders report to Comcast Spotlight Corporate Senior Vice President and General Manager Hank Oster.
Rick Stanley joined Comcast in 2002, and leads Comcast Spotlight’s West Division, overseeing a team of 680 sales, finance, marketing, operations and support employees. The division includes such major markets as Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Denver.
Roland Trombley oversees Comcast Spotlight’s NorthCentral Division. He is responsible for all sales, marketing, finance, production and traffic operations for 18 designated market areas including Chicago, Boston, Detroit and Twin Cities.  His division spans more than 11 million homes through Comcast subscribers and affiliate partnerships. Roland joined Comcast Spotlight in 2001.
Kevin Patrick Smith has responsibility for strategically positioning Comcast Spotlight’s interactive, digital and advanced advertising capabilities across multiple screens with leading advertisers in overseeing the company’s Comcast Media 360 business unit. He also works closely with other Comcast business unit leaders to align business goals across the company. He joined Comcast Spotlight in 2007.
Mary Rooney works closely with Comcast Spotlight’s executive team to develop programs and processes to help the company achieve its business goals. She and her team focus on project leadership and internal communications tools to create efficiencies, share best practices and provide uniform business metrics across the company. She first joined Comcast in 2002.
“Rick, Roland, Kevin and Mary may lead several different parts of our business, but what they have in common is their impeccable leadership and commitment to excellence,” said Hank Oster. “Comcast Spotlight’s success and growth will continue thanks to what they and their teams do day in and day out, and we’re very fortunate to have them as part of our organization.”     
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-screen 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 80 markets with approximately 33 million owned and represented subscribers. Comcast Spotlight is a trademark of Comcast Cable. For more information, visit
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