Former Arbitron CEO Sean Creamer Joins The Madison Square Garden Company
August 6, 2014 at 4:03 AM (PT)
Former ARBITRON President and CEO SEAN CREAMER has joined THE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN COMPANY as EVP/CFO, effective SEPTEMBER 1st, reporting to President/CEO TAD SMITH. CREAMER, who replaces the retiring BOB POLLICHINO, served as EVP, Finance and Planning at ARBITRON in 2005 and was named CFO later that year, and was upped to EVP in 2010 and added COO duties in 2011 and President/CEO in 2012, leaving with the acquisition by NIELSEN in 2013.
SMITH said, "We are extremely pleased to welcome SEAN, who brings considerable financial and operating experience, along with a proven track record of creating value for shareholders at publicly traded companies. We look forward to his leadership as we continue to pursue excellence across our operations and strategic growth opportunities ahead."
CREAMER added, "I have long admired the legendary and iconic brands and assets of THE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN COMPANY and am thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of its management team. I look forward to working with TAD's and MSG's outstanding team to drive sustainable growth and value enhancement from the company's unparalleled portfolio of assets and support the continued development and execution of its strategic plan for the future."