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MSG Communications Exec Barry Watkins Stepping Down, Will Transition Into Adviser Role

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 20 / 17

MSG Exec VP & Chief Communications Officer  BARRY WATKINS  will step down from his role and transition into the newly created position of special adviser to the Chair. The transition will develop over time and Watkins will remain in his current role until the transition is complete. Wa...

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