ATLANTA-Peggy Binzel, executive vice president of Washington DC-based National Cable & Telecommunications Association, is named the first CEO of locally based-CoreNet Global. She begins July 1. Contract terms weren’t disclosed.

At NCTA, Binzel represented the the cable industry before Congress and the Federal Communications Commission. Prior to her NCTA post, she was senior vice president of government relations at News Corporation/Fox Broadcasting and a director of government relations at Turner Broadcasting.

CoreNet was formed May 1 of this year, integrating the International Development Research Council (IDRC) and International Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (NACORE).

CoreNet has 7,000 members representing global corporations and 50 local chapters in North America, Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America.