LIVERMORE, CA: Comcast has hired Mary Stutts as regional VP of external affairs for California, a newly created position.
Managing Comcast's recently merged government affairs and communications team, Stutts will oversee communications, government affairs, community investment, and telecommunications policy matters in the state. She will report to Hank Fore, regional SVP for Comcast California, and be based in Livermore, CA.
Stutts most recently served as VP of corporate communications at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Prior to that, she was SVP of corporate relations at Elan Pharmaceuticals, where she led the company's combined government affairs and communications department. She has also held external affairs leadership roles at Genentech, Kaiser Permanente, Bayer, and UnitedHealth Group.
Earlier in her career, Stutts worked in broadcast and print media.