Greenwich, Conn., April 17, 2019 – RSR Partners, a premier executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today that Drew Cloud has been promoted to Head of the firm’s Global Sport & Entertainment Leadership Practice.
Based in New York City, Cloud focuses on recruiting senior leaders and providing human capital advisory services across the global sport ecosystem. The Sport & Entertainment practice includes team members with deep expertise in human capital, board services, marketing, finance, and family office.
“Drew has proven to bring tremendous credibility to our client relationships,” said Barrett Stephens, the firm’s Chief Executive Officer. “His depth of knowledge of the industry accelerates his ability to connect clients with the talent that meets their needs.”
Cloud has more than 20 years of relevant experience, most recently as Chief Business Officer for Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment and as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He has held leadership positions across many professional sports leagues, including the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Baseball (MLB), and Major League Soccer (MLS), where he devised and executed strategies for revenue growth, partnerships, marketing and sales, and team/venue operations.
RSR Partners is regarded as the preeminent, privately held board and executive suite search firm. The firm’s Global Sport & Entertainment Leadership Practice serves the $840-billion-dollar global sport sector and is operated by respected sports industry consultants who have personally started, built, or turned around complex businesses and have extensive experience with sport- and mission-focused organizations across a variety of industries.