UPDATE 2-Comcast names Carlyle Group's Michael Cavanagh as CFO

May 11, 2015 5:47 PM

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May 11 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp on Monday named Carlyle Group LP Co-President Michael Cavanagh as chief financial officer, bringing on a prominent dealmaker after its failed attempt to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc.

The appointment, which takes effect in early summer, is a blow to Carlyle. The private equity firm had hired Cavanagh just last year from JPMorgan Chase & Co, where he was seen a potential successor to Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon.

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