Stuart Epstein, named CFO on Wednesday, sure is moving fast to put his team together.

NEW YORK – September 09, 2011 – Allan Cohen has been named Senior Vice President and Controller, NBCUniversal. He reports to Stuart J. Epstein, Chief Financial Officer, NBCUniversal.

Cohen will be responsible for the accounting and financial reporting for NBCUniversal and the businesses in the company’s four major financial segments of Broadcast Television, Cable Networks, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks. He joins NBCUniversal from Time Warner Inc., where he had recently served as Vice President and Assistant Controller.

At Time Warner, Cohen was responsible for accounting and reporting matters for all business segments. Cohen’s professional experience includes nearly a decade as an accountant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where he specialized in the media industry. He also served for two years as a Securities and Exchange Commission Professional Accounting Fellow for the Division of Corporate Finance.

A recognized leader on financial aspects of the Media and Entertainment industry, Cohen has been a keynote speaker at various accounting conferences.