Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Chairman Ajit Pai has selected Tom Sullivan to serve as chief of the FCC’s International Bureau (Bureau), continuing his work as acting chief. The Bureau administers international telecommunications and satellite programs and policies, including licensing and regulatory functions. It also promotes pro-competitive policies abroad, coordinates global spectrum activities, and advocates U.S. interests in international communications and competition. Prior to his appointment to acting chief, Sullivan served as an associate chief and chief of staff for the Bureau. He has also held a variety of positions within the Bureau and the Commission’s Office of Managing Director.