Zucker Will Leave NBCU Following Comcast Merger; All About Burke Now

Following months of denials to the contrary. NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) CEO Jeff Zucker told his staff via a memo that he will leave the company following the merger with Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA). In the end, the decision was not his to make. Zucker told the New York Times that two weeks when he met Comcast COO Steve Burke, who would have been his boss, “he made it clear that they wanted to move on at the close of the deal and I was completely comfortable with that.