John Sykes Joins MSG Board

The Madison Square Garden Company has a new independent Class A director in John Sykes. 

“We are very pleased to welcome John to our board,” MSG executive chair Jim Dolan said. “John’s significant expertise in building and managing some of the world’s most powerful and enduring media brands will add considerable value as we pursue our proposed spin-off and seek to increase shareholder value across all of our businesses.”

Sykes is president of entertainment enterprises at iHeartMedia, Inc. and has co-produced events including iHeartRadio-branded music festivals, tours and awards shows as well as The Concert for New York City and 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief. He was a co-founder of MTV, president of VH1, president of network development for MTV and CEO of Infinity Broadcasting.