Paul Richardson Joins ESPN as Senior Vice President, Human Resources

ESPN
announced it has named Paul Richardson to the position of senior vice
president, human resources.
Richardson has
significant experience in managing human resources operations in global
companies, most recently serving as the executive vice president, global human
resources, for Universal McCann in

New
York. For ESPN,

Richardson will oversee all aspects of ESPN’s
human resource efforts, supporting 50 different business units and 5,000
employees around the world.

Richardson
began his career 22 years ago as
an attorney before transitioning to the human resources
field. Since then, he has held executive human resource
positions at a wide array of media companies, including those focused on
television and film production, digital media development, publishing,
marketing and sales and other media platforms. At Universal McCann, he
was responsible for overseeing all human resource functions for 72 offices and
approximately 3,000 employees worldwide.

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impressive background in human resources within dynamic, high-profile media
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said wd Durso ESPN ePecutivevice pr sident, administration. “With his
leadership, ESPN will continue to enhance and expand its commitment to our most
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Prior to
joining Universal McCann,
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