PHILADELPHIA: Comcast Corporation has named David Krone SVP for corporate affairs. Krone will begin his position with the cable, entertainment, and communications services-provider on Jan. 2, 2008. Prior to joining Comcast, Krone most recently held the role of EVP, National Cable & Telecommunications Association. He previously served as EVP of marketing for the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network. Based in Philadelphia, Krone will report directly to Comcast Corp. EVP David L. Cohen.