Comcast announced that Dana Strong will succeed Jeremy Darroch as Group CEO of Sky, where she will report directly to Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts. Darroch will transition from his current role to become Sky’s Executive Chairman.
In a press release Roberts praised Strong’s global experience and vision as well as her leadership and track record at some of the world's largest media and telecom companies. He went on to say that this experience made her "the perfect leader for Sky.”
Strong has served as the President of Consumer Services for Comcast Cable since January 2018. In this role, she led the growth of Comcast’s residential business through innovative new product and market launches in broadband, video, home security, and mobile. During her tenure, the company achieved record subscriber and broadband growth as well as the company’s highest levels of customer satisfaction. Prior to joining Comcast, the University of Pennsylvania grad served as the President and COO of Virgin Media in the UK as well as the Chief Transformation Officer of Liberty Global, the world’s largest international cable company.
“I am delighted that Dana will be taking the helm at Sky,” Roberts stated. “She is an accomplished executive with an extraordinary ability to transform, inspire and drive positive change. She quickly made her mark on our US business, driving growth and innovation with an unwavering commitment to our customers.”
Strong added, “There are few businesses that have the track record of Sky, and I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the company. I’ve always admired Sky’s innovation, brand, and exceptional focus on the customer. I look forward to working with this incredible team to continue to grow the business and shape the next chapter for Sky.”
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