Dee, who most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer for the San Diego Padres, will be based in Philadelphia and will report to David Field, President and Chief Executive Officer at Entercom. Previously, Dee served as President and CEO of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium, and before that he was Chief Operating Officer of the Boston Red Sox.
Dee will be leading Entercom’s robust sports business with a focus on revenue development from national sales and marketing programs, new platform opportunities, key partnerships, expanded sports distribution, direct-to-consumer offerings and other entrepreneurial initiatives at the national level. He will be responsible for elevating Entercom’s position as a leading sports media partner in support of the company’s expansive suite of local sports radio stations and personalities and sports play-by-play relationships.
“Mike is a highly talented and accomplished executive with over 20 years of leadership experience with some of the most respected organizations in the world of sports,” said David Field. “The creation of this new role underscores our commitment to leveraging our sports platforms to compete more effectively with other media as we drive new opportunities and expand our customer base. Mike is uniquely equipped to help us develop cohesive national opportunities across sports and we are delighted to welcome him onboard.”
“I am thrilled to join Entercom during this exciting time in the company’s history,” said Mike Dee. “I look forward to building on Entercom’s terrific footprint of outstanding sports properties to deliver the maximum ROI for the company and our stakeholders.”