Mets name David Newman EVP/Chief Marketing, Content & Communications Officer 4:56 PM EST
Mets name David Newman EVP/Chief Marketing, Content & Communications Officer
4:56 PM EST
FLUSHING, N.Y., November 12, 2020 – The New York Mets today announced that David Newman has been named to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing, Content & Communications Officer.
In this expanded role, Newman will oversee consumer marketing, advertising, promotion strategy; brand, fan research and engagement; digital/social, short-form/long-form content creation and distribution across all Mets owned media assets; in-game entertainment and events; internal and external communications. Newman will report to Mets President Sandy Alderson and return to the team, Monday, November 16.
“I’m glad that David’s returning to the Mets. His previous experience and relationships here at the Mets and in the sports and entertainment industries in New York run deep,” said Alderson. “I look forward to David and his group diversifying and growing the Mets’ connection to current fans and new fans through innovative platforms and programs.”
“It’s an incredible time to be a Mets fan and employee. I’m so excited to rejoin Sandy, the senior leadership team, former Mets colleagues and those to follow at this inflection point in club history,” said Newman.
Newman was the club’s SVP, Marketing & Communications from 2005-2018 and subsequently served as a senior advisor to sports, media, entertainment entities and agencies. He previously held positions of increasing responsibility with the USTA (US Open tennis), NFL, MTV, Ogilvy, and MSG Network.
A native New Yorker, he graduated from Columbia University. David and his wife Lorraine reside in Long Beach, N.Y.