Senior vice president of Congressional and Federal Government Affairs named for Comcast

Comcast Corporation has named Mitch Rose Senior Vice President of Congressional and Federal Government Affairs, the company said.

In this role, Rose will oversee all legislative efforts focused on Congress and the Administration, along with the company´s political activities in Washington, DC. He will report directly to David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation.

In 2014, Rose joined Comcast NBCUniversal as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for NBCUniversal. In this role, he oversaw NBCUniversal´s federal government relations operations and led advocacy on a variety of issues, including those related to tax reform, the Olympics, broadcast ownership, intellectual property, and piracy.

Rose will succeed Melissa Maxfield, who has led Comcast´s federal government affairs function since 2008, after first joining the company in 2003.

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