Sullivan Named FCC International Bureau Chief

Agency vet has more than 25 years on staff

FCC chair Ajit Pai has named Tom Sullivan to serve as chief of the FCC's International Bureau.

Sullivan had been acting chief. He's an FCC veteran with more than 25 years with the agency, including time in the Office of Managing Director.

Before being named acting bureau chief, he had been an associate chief of the International Bureau, and before that chief of staff. Pai called Sullivan a wise counselor.

"He brings a tremendous depth and breadth of experience to the job, and I know that he can be counted on to represent our country well in our interactions with other countries and in managing our communications needs in space," Pai said.