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BAMTech Brings On Amazon's Michael Paull As CEO; Will Play Key Role In ESPN OTT Network

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 21 / 17

MLBAM has hired Amazon exec MICHAEL PAULL to become the new CEO of its BAMTech subsidiary. The hire is part of a broader strategy that will see MLB President of Business & Media BOB BOWMAN relinquish his role running BAMTech’s day-to-day operations . The shift has been contemplated si...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, MLBAM

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