WASHINGTON, D.C. – Michael K. Powell, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from 2001 to 2005 and a member of the FCC for eight years, has been appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), the Association said today.
As CEO for NCTA, Powell will serve as the cable industry’s leading advocate, spokesman, and representative in its relationship with the U.S. Congress, the Administration, the FCC, and other federal agencies. He will also manage the staff, programs, and initiatives of the Association. And, he will serve as an important strategic voice on the direction of the industry.
Makes me want to weep