Madison Square Garden Entertainment (“MSG Entertainment”) named Scott Packman – a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of legal experience – has been named Executive Vice President and General Counsel. In this role, Mr. Packman will oversee and direct all of MSG Entertainment’s legal affairs, supporting the Company’s growth initiatives.
Mr. Packman will work closely with the MSG Entertainment executive management team to support the long-term direction and overall management of the company. He will be responsible for managing the Company’s legal affairs team, including all corporate, commercial, transactional, litigation, regulatory and day-to-day legal matters, and will report to Jim Dolan, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MSG Entertainment.
Mr. Packman joins MSG Entertainment following a multi-faceted career as a senior executive and general counsel, working on a range of issues pertaining to business and legal affairs, venture capital and private equity, intellectual property, financing, mergers and acquisitions, and more. He had a 14-year career at MGM Holdings/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the owner of the storied MGM movie studio and iconic film and television library, where he served in a variety of leadership positions, including 12 years as General Counsel and Secretary, overseeing all legal, business affairs, corporate governance and risk management functions.