The new management team of Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network resembles
an AT&T Broadband and GlobalCenter Inc. reunion, as network CEO Leo J.
Hindery Jr. Monday tapped several former co-workers for YES executive
'These are wonderfully successful and talented, loyal people, and to be back
with them is a gift,' said Hindery, who has previously served as AT&T
Broadband president and GlobalCenter CEO.
Joining Hindery at YES with their new positions are former AT&T Broadband
executives Matt Bond, executive vice president of affiliate relations; Grace de
Latour, executive vice president of human relations; David Krone, executive vice
president of regulatory and government; Jerry Machovina, executive vice
president of media sales; and Barbara Wood, chief administrative officer.
Former GlobalCenter employees moving to YES include Craig Fisher, who will
serve as senior vice president of development; Derek Chang, who will fill YES'
executive vice president of development position; and Mark Coleman, who will
serve as general counsel.
Also joining YES is former ABC Sports executive John Filipelli, who was named
executive vice president of production and programming.
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