Schmidt Named MSG Business VP

Tim Schmidt has been named executive VP of business development at MSG Entertainment.

Schmidt is the former senior VP of The Weinstein Company/Miramax Films and served as senior analyst in the Mayor’s Office of Management & Budget in 1989 under New York mayors Ed Koch and David Dinkins.

Schmidt will “formulate the company’s strategy for acquiring and developing new properties,” according to a company statement, as well as expand the company’s live theatre industry presence and head production planning within the existing venues.