NCTA names Assey EVP
James M. Assey Jr., a former senior Democratic counsel to the Senate Commerce Committee, has been named executive vice president of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). Assey will start his new job at the NCTA on Feb. 1.
He succeeds David Krone, who recently joined Comcast Corp. as SVP of corporate affairs.
"Throughout his professional career, James has demonstrated deep and insightful knowledge of telecommunications issues, as well as great personal integrity,” said NCTA President and CEO Kyle McSlarrow. “Widely respected on both sides of the aisle and at the FCC, James will represent our industry at a very high level.”
Assey served on the staff of the Senate Commerce Committee from 2001 until his departure at the end of December.
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