SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast California's Regional Senior Vice President, Hank Fore, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group.
Fore oversees all of Comcast's operations in Northern and Central California, serving more than 2.2 million customers and managing more than 5,500 employees. Under his leadership, Comcast California was named as one of the "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area" by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Fore also led Comcast California to be recognized as the Comcast Region of the Year for 2013.
Fore brings wide-ranging expertise in business strategy and development, having successfully served as an executive in technology roles at Times Mirror, INS and Lucent Technologies before joining Comcast. "We are confident that Hank's in-depth experience and understanding of the Silicon Valley community will add tremendous value to our organization" said Silicon Valley Leadership Group, CEO Carl Guardino.
"Working at Comcast, a company that continues to drive industry innovation and invest in the Silicon Valley community through Comcast Ventures and our Silicon Valley Innovation Center, has afforded me the experience needed to join this Board," said Fore. "I'm looking forward to contributing to the incredible work that the Silicon Valley Leadership Group continues to do."
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a public policy business trade organization which represents nearly 400 of Silicon Valley's most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment.
To learn more about the Leadership Group's board of directors, visit svlg.org/about-us/board-of-directors.
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