U.S. President Joe Biden has nominated David Cohen, a tech government who as soon as served as chief of employees to the mayor of Philadelphia, to be his ambassador to Canada.
Cohen, a lawyer, lobbyist and fundraiser who at the moment serves as a senior adviser to the top of U.S. communications large Comcast, had lengthy been pegged because the possible nominee.
Along with quite a few roles in a wide range of Comcast departments, a White House biography says Cohen additionally served as the corporate’s chief variety officer.
However he is no stranger to political circles: along with serving as the corporate’s main lobbyist, Cohen spent 5 years as chief of employees to Philadelphia mayor Ed Rendell within the 1990s.
He additionally hosted the primary fundraising occasion of Biden’s profitable 2020 presidential election marketing campaign.
In different long-awaited nominations, Biden additionally named Victoria Reggie Kennedy, a outstanding D.C. lawyer and widow of U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, to be his envoy to Austria, and Jamie Harpootlian to take up the publish in Slovenia.