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Dave Crossen

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

NBC Broadcasting and Content Distribution

Dave Crossen is Senior Vice President of Human Resources for NBC Broadcasting and Content Distribution. In this role, Crossen is responsible for all aspects of human resources for the more than 5,000 employees that comprise the company’s 42 NBC and Telemundo local television stations and its regional news network, necn; the Broadcasting division’s Syndication, Research and Distribution teams; and the Content Distribution group.

Crossen has more than 20 years of human resources experience, including over a decade at NBCUniversal. Prior to his current role, he was the Vice President of NBCUniversal Integrated Media and International Television from 2004 to 2007, where he was charged with overseeing a team of human resources professionals supporting over 2,000 employees globally. Before that position, Crossen was tapped for an 18-month assignment as the human resources leader dedicated to the merger between NBC and Universal. He started with the company in 2003 as the Vice President of Organization and Staffing.

Crossen joined NBCUniversal from GE, where he worked as the human resources leader for GE Asset Management, an investment company responsible for the management of over $200 billion in pension, client and insurance company assets, from 2000 to 2003. Previously, he held organizational development and training roles with GE Global Consumer Finance, GE Insurance Holdings and at GE’s Management Development Center in Crotonville, New York.  Crossen’s career with GE began in 1992 when he joined GE Capital in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Crossen holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Manchester and was awarded an IPD (Institute of Personnel and Development) Diploma in 1993. He is a board member for the Cable and Telecommunications Human Resources Association (CTHRA) and also for the North American Foundation for the University of Manchester (NAFUM). He resides in Montclair, New Jersey with his wife, Helen, and their two sons.