Comcast West Hires Head of Business Services

Comcast Business has appointed Jeff Allen to the post of West Division vice president, where he heads up sales and customer retention efforts for the unit as it looks to expand market share in a division that covers seven regions and 11 states.

Allen had been serving as interim VP of Comcast Business and, before that, was VP, business operations and finance for the company. Prior to Comcast, Allen held several executive slots at Level 3 Communications.  

n this now-permanent role, he’ll oversee the business unit’s portfolio of products tailored for small businesses as well as  Metro Ethernet-level services for mid-sized commercial customers.

“Jeff already has a deep understanding of our business and industry, which will allow him to effectively drive growth in this division and provide the guidance necessary to continue the success we have already seen in the West,” said Steve White, president, West Division for Comcast, in a statement. “Under Jeff’s leadership, we will further establish Comcast Business as the premier provider of high quality, scalable communications solutions that our customers rely on to grow their businesses.”