Policy

Krone Leaving NCTA Oct. 1

6/07/2007 4:54 AM Eastern

National Cable & Telecommunications Association executive vice presidentDavid Krone will leave the trade group Oct. 1.

Krone, who has held his post for more than five years, said he will “pursue new professional opportunities,” the NCTA said.

When Kyle McSlarrow was named CEO of the trade group in January 2005, there was speculation that Krone would leave the NCTA within a few months.

‘I've enjoyed with David one of the best relationships of my professional life,” McSlarrow said in a prepared statement. “He's been my alter ego and has made a tremendous contribution to our advocacy on public policy.”

He continued, “I'll be sorry to see David leave NCTA come October, but I respect his decision to want to explore new opportunities for professional growth. I'm grateful for his willingness to help us achieve a smooth transition as we now start a search for his successor. We deeply appreciate the energy and commitment that David has put into representing cable, and we wish him great success in all his future endeavors.”

In his own prepared statement, Krone said, “I feel privileged to serve this industry and its amazing companies. I've worked with two great leaders in Kyle McSlarrow and Robert Sachs. I'm also deeply indebted to our board of directors for the relationship we enjoy and the opportunity to serve our industry. I'm eager to try some new things but will always treasure the time I've spent at NCTA.”

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