NBCUniversal Promotes Anand Kini to CFO Slot

He worked at NBCUniversal parent Comcast before joining the entertainment company in 2011.

NBCUniversal has promoted Anand Kini to CFO.

Kini had served as interim CFO of the Comcast-owned company and executive vp strategy and business insights since February. He replaces former CFO Vasant Prabhu

In his new role, Kini will report to NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke. "Anand is a very important member of our executive team and his contributions have played a key role in our success,” Burke said in a statement on Thursday.

Before joining NBCUniversal in July 2011, Kini was senior vp financial planning and analysis for Comcast Cable Communications. He joined Comcast in 2007 from Activision Blizzard, a video game publisher, and before that was director of financial planning for Disney’s Parks and Resorts division.

Kini graduated from Wesleyan University with an economics degree, before securing an MBA from the Harvard Business School.