POSTED: Friday January 7th 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOU KOSKOVOLIS JOINS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE SALES AND MARKETING
Major League Baseball hires Lou Koskovolis as Senior Vice President of Corporate Sales and Marketing
Major League Baseball Properties has hired Lou Koskovolis, formerly Executive Vice President, Corporate Alliances at Six Flags Entertainment, as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Sales and Marketing.
Koskovolis will begin his new position at MLBP on January 18th and will report directly to Tim Brosnan, Executive Vice President, Business, Major League Baseball. In his new position, Koskovolis will be responsible for overseeing corporate sales and sponsorship activities on behalf of Major League Baseball and its 30 Clubs.
Since 2006, Koskovolis has generated sponsorship revenue across all 19 Six Flags domestic and international theme park properties. In addition, he has overseen Dick Clark Productions sponsorship sales for such events as The American Music Awards, Golden Globes, Academy of Country Music Awards, So You Think You Can Dance?, and New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.
Prior to joining Six Flags Entertainment, Koskovolis spent almost 15 years at ESPN & ABC Sports, where he departed as Executive Vice President, Customer Marketing and Sales. In that capacity Koskovolis integrated the ABC Sports and ESPN sales teams to create a multi-medium sales effort utilizing all ESPN assets and ABC Sports properties.
“We are very pleased to hire Lou Koskovolis, an accomplished executive with extensive experience selling and marketing an international entertainment brand,” said Tim Brosnan, Executive Vice President, Business, Major League Baseball. “We look forward to Lou working with current and future MLB sponsors to create exciting platforms that engage our fans and bring them closer to the game.”
“Major League Baseball is an enormously powerful brand and I couldn’t be happier to be joining a property that has so much to offer its sponsors,” said Koskovolis. “I was very interested in getting back into sports and I couldn’t have asked for a better opportunity than this one.”
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Name: Matt Bourne
Organization: Major League Baseball
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