ANA/4A’s Blast IAB’s ‘Extremist’ Rhetoric

In an uncharacteristic breaking of the U.S. advertising trade association ranks, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) issued a joint statement blasting remarks made last week by Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) CEO David Cohen characterizing Washington lawmakers as “extremists” hellbent on destroying the ad industry.

Former Grass Valley Exec David Cohen Joins TVU Networks

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today appointed David Cohen, former vice president of marketing communications at Grass Valley, as the company’s new global vice […]

Cohen Named CEO Of Interactive Ad Bureau

David Cohen has been named CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau, which represents digital media, effective Sept. 15. Cohen joined the IAB as president in March. He had been a top media buyer, most recently as president of Magna.

IAB Taps Former IPG Vet Cohen As New President

David Cohen, who stepped down as president-North America of IPG Mediabrands’ Magna unit in June 2019 to pursue new opportunities, has been named president of the Interactive Advertising Bureau. He succeeds Patrick Dolan, a 13-year IAB veteran, who will remain a strategic adviser to the association through 2020.

New Marketing Leader At Grass Valley

Effective immediately, David Cohen is assuming the role of vice president of marketing for Grass Valley. His new role includes responsibility for marketing communications and product marketing, where he will […]

Comcast’s Brian Roberts Made $36.2M In 2015

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts’ compensation rose 10% to $36.2 million, according to the company proxy just filed at the SEC. NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke’s compensation declined 0.7% to $33.7 million. And Senior EVP David Cohen, the company’s point man in the Time Warner Cable effort, got at 32.6% raise to $17.9 million.

NBCU Interested In Spectrum Auction Options

Comcast EVP David Cohen says the bigger-than-expected results of the FCC’s AWS spectrum auction has NBCU — among many other broadcasters — considering participating in the upcoming incentive auction. However, that interest might be mitigated by uncertainty over how much spectrum will be needed to make a strong push to mobile devices.

Cohen Is Comcast’s Real Repairman

David Cohen, Comcast’s executive vice president, is the point man for moving deals like the one for Time Warner Cable past regulatory hurdles.

Comcast Lobbyist Meets His Match In FCC

When it comes to getting approval for Comcast to buy its biggest rival, Time Warner Cable, lobbyist David Cohen must win over FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.