March 2, 2018 | last updated March 2, 2018 2:54 pm

#11 Large Company Category: Comcast Western New England Region

Comcast Western New England Region

CT Headquarters: Berlin

Industry: Telecommunications


Twitter: @ComcastNewEng

Top CT Executive: Michael Parker, Regional Senior Vice President

Comcast's Western New England Region (WNER) is one of Comcast Cable's 15 regions nationally. The WNER extends from the Canadian border to Long Island Sound, and provides products and services to residential and business customers in more than 300 communities.

Employee Benefits: Employees receive free or discounted cable, internet and phone services. Also provides 100 percent employer match up to 6 percent on 401(k) contribution, an employee stock purchase plan and bonus programs for non-commission employees.

Fun & Relaxation: Company-sponsored events throughout the year to reward employees and promote fun and collaboration in the workplace, including annual fall kick-off BBQ with food trucks, a dunk machine and high-end prizes

Training: Succession planning is done annually. All managers and above are discussed for high-potential opportunities, including leadership development programs like Executive Leadership Forum, a 12-month program that exposes leaders to operational strategic models.

Healthy Living: The company has a fully equipped fitness center that can accommodate 300-plus employees in Comcast's Enfield Customer Care Center.

Community Service: During Comcast Cares Day more than 700 volunteers in Connecticut supported seven projects in Groton, Hartford, New Britain, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury and West Hartford.

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