David Newman, Senior Director of Environment, Health & Safety; Comcast Corp.


Debra Briggs

David Newman is Senior Director of EHS for Comcast Cable's Northeast Division, which includes 24,000 employees, and spans from Maine to North Carolina.  His responsibilities include developing and leading EHS programs across the Division, implementing novel EHS Management systems, and reducing waste and environmental impacts.


Prior to Comcast, Mr. Newman was with Millipore Corporation, the life sciences division of Merck, KGaA, where he served in roles including Head of EHS, Facilities and Sustainability, Director of Supply Security, and Plant Manager. Before Millipore he worked in EHS management consulting in the semiconductor and electronics industry. He has lectured on environmental sustainability at Harvard Business School and UMass Boston, and has master degrees in Public Health and Industrial Environmental Management. He is also a long-distance runner, EMT and firefighter.

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