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David L. Cohen

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David L. Cohen
United States Ambassador to Canada
Assumed office
December 7, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byKelly Craft
Personal details
Born1955 (age 68–69)
New York, New York, U.S.
Children2
EducationSwarthmore College (BA)
University of Pennsylvania (JD)
OccupationExecutive vice president of Comcast[1]

David L. Cohen (born 1955) is an American businessman, attorney and lobbyist. He is the United States Ambassador to Canada since 2021. He was the senior advisor to the CEO of Comcast Corporation. Until January 1, 2020, he was senior executive vice president and chief lobbyist for Comcast.[2][3]

In July 2021, President Joe Biden nominated Cohen as the United States Ambassador to Canada.[4][5] Cohen was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in a voice vote on November 2, 2021.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Executive Officers | Comcast Corporation". www.cmcsa.com. Archived from the original on November 4, 2021. Retrieved November 22, 2021.
  2. "David L. Cohen, Senior Advisor, Comcast Corporation". Comcast. Comcast. Archived from the original on June 28, 2021. Retrieved June 28, 2021.
  3. Kang, Cecilia (October 29, 2012). "David Cohen may be Comcast's secret weapon, but in D.C. he's a wonk rock star". The Washington Post. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  4. "President Biden Announces Four Key Foreign Policy Nominations" (Press release). Washington, D.C.: The White House. July 21, 2021. Retrieved July 21, 2021.
  5. Hayes, Dade (December 5, 2019). "Comcast's David Cohen, Diversity Exec And Adviser To Brian Roberts, Stepping Down". Deadline. Retrieved July 27, 2021.
  6. https://twitter.com/SenatePPG/status/1455663923575902209