Beth Comstock Salary, Education, Career Accomplishments, Honors and Personal Life

Published Date   17th Aug. 2017, 23:55 pm
Beth Comstock Salary, Education, Career Accomplishments, Honors and Personal Life
Quick Info
Birth Name: Elizabeth "Beth" Comstock
Date of Birth: 30/08/1960
Age: 63 years old
Nationality: American

American business executive Beth Comstock salary escalated as she excelled in business becoming the Vice Chair of General Electric.


Born in 1960, Beth Comstock currently serves as the Vice Chair of General Electric. As a Vice Chair, Beth Comstock operates GE Business Innovations. The Innovations develops new businesses, markets and service models. This GE Unit includes GE Lightning, Current, Ventures, Licensing, sales, marketing and communications.

Background and Personal Life

Beth Comstock was born as Elizabeth Comstock on August 30, 1960. She holds American citizenship.

Comstock attended the College of William and Mary, where she studied Biology. In 1982, she graduated with Bachelor of Science. Even though she graduated with a Biology degree, she moved on in her career in a completely different direction. She pursued her career doing local television production in Virginia.

Career Highlights and Accomplishments

Beth Comstock started her career in local television production. Later, Beth Comstock salary rose as she served American multinational media conglomerate, NBC Universal. She worked as the President of Integrated Media in NBC Universal, where she looked after ad sales, marketing and research. As the President of the NBC Universal, Comstock led the company’s digital efforts. The digital efforts included Peacock Equity and acquiring Moreover, Comstock’s major responsibility as the President included overseeing the founding of Hulu.

Even though Comstock started accumulating experience with media and held a degree in Biology, she proved herself to be noteworthy in business sector. Beth Comstock salary grew higher as she joined the American multinational conglomerate corporation, General Electric in 2008. The headquarter of the corporation is located in Boston, Massachusetts while it is based on New York.

She served the General Electric as Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer in the beginning of her career at GE. It was in 2003, Comstock became the first chief marketing officer of GE in more than 20 years. As a result of her owning the position, she took full advantage creating ecomagination. It was an initiative to drive positive environmental impact from GE as well as its customers.

Before becoming the chief marketing officer, Beth Comstock salary had risen while serving at various roles. She had served at GE, NBC, CBS and Turner Broadcasting.

In addition to being involved with GE, she also serves as the member of Board of Directors of American multinational corporation Nike, Inc. Similarly, she serves as the Trustee President of the design museum Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Honors and Accolades

The professional experience and excellence not only rose Beth Comstock salary, but also her recognition and honor. As a result, she is now recognized as one of the most powerful women in the world and business sector.

In the list of “The World’s Most Powerful Woman”, Forbes included her name twice in the year 2015 and 2016. Further, the UK-based company Richtopia ranked Comstock 8th in the list of 100 “Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers” in 2016.

Personal Life and Interest

The top-notch business executive knows how to land a mean roundhouse kick. Beth Comstock is a married woman with two daughters, and she loves to travel to new places with her family. Currently, she resides in New York.

Salary and Net Worth

According to the 2016 data, Beth Comstock salary is $1,797,600 serving as the Vice Chair of General Electric. In addition, she received bonus of $750,000 in stock option while receiving $175,054 as other form of compensation. Furthermore, she received $6,210,931 as stock award value. Therefore, in total, she made $10,433,585 in 201. However, her net worth is under calculation.

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