The following statement from NCTA Executive Vice President James Assey regards the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) naming Cary Sherman as CEO. Sherman has been serving as the industry trade group's president.

“Cable congratulates RIAA on choosing Cary Sherman as its CEO.  We’ve enjoyed a long and productive relationship with Cary.  He has a strong and collaborative leadership style and has been a great partner with us in working on a variety of public policy issues. Cary’s guidance and expertise have been key in helping improve the environment for recording industry companies in recent years.  We look forward to continuing to work with him on issues of common interest in the months ahead.”

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