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Paul J. Dolan

Age: 61
Director Since: 2006
Chair of the Compensation and People Committee
Member of the Compensation and People Committee
Professional Experience
Mr. Dolan has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Guardians, the Major League Baseball team operating in Cleveland, Ohio, since November 2010, after having served as President since January 2004 and as Vice President and General Counsel since February 2000. He is also a director of MSG Networks Inc., a publicly traded sports and entertainment media company; Madison Square Garden Sports Corp., a publicly traded sports company; Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp., a publicly traded entertainment company; and Dix & Eaton, a privately-owned communications and public relations firm. Mr. Dolan served as a director of Cablevision Systems Corporation, a publicly traded telecommunications and media company, from May 2015 until its acquisition in September 2015. Mr. Dolan also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fast Ball Sports Productions, a sports media company, from January 2006 through December 2012. The Board unanimously approved Mr. Dolan serving on four public company boards, as required under the Guidelines.
Skills and Qualifications
The Board concluded that Mr. Dolan should serve as a Director primarily due to his long experience in managing businesses, his experience serving on the boards of other companies and numerous non-profit organizations, and his significant knowledge of the evolving needs and preferences of consumers. Specifically, Mr. Dolan has gained significant leadership, operating, and marketing experience in his positions with the Cleveland Guardians and Fast Ball Sports Productions. This background enables Mr. Dolan to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in setting corporate strategy and overseeing executive compensation practices.
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