Power Players: Sean McGrail, New England Sports Networks
CEO and president
New England Sports Network
McGrail has been with NESN since the beginning, joining the RSN’s affiliate marketing group in 1985 and becoming the RSN’s president in 2000. Extremely well liked by Red Sox principal owner John Henry and Chairman Tom Werner, McGrail has grown the network into a behemoth covering all of New England. Last month, the longtime executive was named a Cable TV Pioneer by the cable industry.