Comcast and General Electric have announced that Stephen Burke will become chief executive officer of NBC Universal upon the close of Comcast’s acquisition of 51 percent of NBCU from GE. Burke, 52, would succeed NBC Universal President and CEO Jeff Zucker, who will continue to serve in his position until the close of the transaction. Comcast and GE also said that there will be no additional structural or personnel announcements until the deal closing process and timing is certain.

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