Comcast Staffs Up in D.C.

Hires Two New Execs on Legal/Regulatory, Public Policy Teams

Comcast has hired two new members of its Washington legal and public policy team.

Ryan Wallach, special counsel to Willkie, Farr & Gallagher, is senior deputy general counsel, representing the FCC on legal and regulatory matters. He will report to Lynn Charytan, vice president and senior deputy general counsel. Madura Wijewardena has been named senior director, public policy.

Wijewardena comes from the National Urban League, where he has been director of research and policy. He reports to vice president, global public policy, Rebecca Arbogast.