Comcast has appointed Janet Uthman vice president of inclusion and multicultural marketing.
”Janet has always blended her Comcast role with a strong commitment to volunteerism with diverse community organizations and professional networks,” Kerri St. Jean, senior vice president of human resources for Comcast’s Northeast Division said. “She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her new position, and we’re thrilled that she will be part of our team.”
An 18-year veteran of the marketing industry, Uthman once owned a cable and consulting company. She’s also held prominent positions at Black Entertainment Television, Coopers & Lybrand and The Disney Channel.
Before her new appointment, she served in several other capacities at Comcast including vice president of marketing and sales in the company’s Western New England Region; director of product management for Comcast’s Western New England Region; and marketing and sales director for Baltimore City.
A member of the board of directors of the National Black MBA Association, Uthman holds a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting and finance from UC Berkeley and a master’s of business administration degree in marketing from UCLA Anderson School of Management.