Odgers Berndtson hires Dr Schiller

October 28, 2010

US executive search firm Diversified Search Odgers Berndtson has appointed Dr Harvey W Schiller as the newly-created position of vice-chairman and president of the Sports Media and Entertainment Practice.

Dr Schiller most recently has been chairman of the board and chief executive of GlobalOptions Group, medstore a multidisciplinary international risk management and business solutions company.

His other leadership positions have included: chairman and CEO of YankeeNets, an integrated sports-based media company with ownership of the New York Yankees, New Jersey Nets and New Jersey Devils; vice president, sports programming for Turner Broadcasting System; president of Turner Sports, a division of Time Warner; and president and governor of the NHL expansion franchise, Atlanta Thrashers.