MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd Welcomes Nomination of Tom Wheeler as the New FCC Chairman
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May 1, 2013
MPAA CHAIRMAN AND CEO SENATOR CHRIS DODD WELCOMES NOMINATION OF TOM WHEELER AS THE NEW FCC CHAIRMAN
WASHINGTON—President Obama announced the nomination today of Tom Wheeler as the new Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. The following is a statement on the nomination by Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.
“I’d like to congratulate Tom Wheeler on his nomination today by President Obama to be FCC Chairman. Tom has demonstrated strong leadership skills at a time of major change in the telecommunications, cable, and wireless industries. I look forward to working with Tom, an entrepreneur and experienced policy expert, to ensure the smooth delivery of American content over a variety of devices and networks, both here and abroad.”
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