David Newman, Senior Director, EHS; Comcast Corp.
David Newman is Senior Director of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) for Comcast Cable's Northeast Division, which includes 24,000 employees, and spans from Maine to North Carolina. His responsibilities include developing and leading EHS compliance and implementing an array of proactive safety and environmental programs. His main focus areas have included developing waste recycling programs across over 150 operations facilities, implementing field ergonomics and driver safety programs, energy efficiency initiatives and fleet safety for over 8,000 vehicles.
Prior to Comcast, Mr. Newman was with Millipore Corporation, the life sciences division of Merck, KGaA, where he served in roles including Head of EHS, Facilities and Sustainability, and Plant Manager. Before Millipore he worked in EHS in the semiconductor and electronics industry. He has lectured on environmental sustainability at Harvard Business School and UMass Boston, and has master degrees in Public Health and Industrial Environmental Management. He is also practicing EMT and firefighter.