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Executive Transactions

Comcast Senior Exec VP & Chief Diversity Officer DAVID COHEN will "step away from his operational roles" at the company and "transition from his position in January." Cohen will remain Senior Exec VP next year, as his day-to-day responsibilities "shift to other executives." After '20, Cohen will "become Senior Adviser" to Comcast Chair & CEO BRIAN ROBERTS (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 12/6).

ON CAMPUS: Big West Conference Commissioner DENNIS FARRELL, who has been at the helm for 27 years, on Thursday said that he will retire from his position following the '19-20 academic year (Big West)....Weber State on Wednesday named interim AD TIM CROMPTON to the full-time position, after Crompton had served on an interim basis since May '19 (DESERET NEWS, 12/5).

EXECS: The Fox Sports RSNs serving the Southeast have announced their new digital content team: ZACH DILLARD was promoted to Digital Content Manager; CRISTY FERNANDEZ was promoted to Digital Content Producer/Editor; and PAXTON ELROD was named Social Media Content Producer & Host. All three will be based in Atlanta (Fox Sports)....J. STUART FRANCIS, of Hillsborough, Calif., has been nominated to serve as the 66th president of the United States Golf Association (USGA).

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