RSR Partners Names Head of Sports Industry Practice
March 5, 2012 – RSR Partners, a corporate governance and executive search firm based in Greenwich, Conn., has added Joseph A. Bailey as managing director and head of the firm's sports industry practice. Mr. Bailey, who has extensive experience in the global sports industry as a leader and recruiter, was a CEO of the NFL Miami Dolphins franchise, deputy commissioner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, COO of the World League/NFL, and VP of Administration of the Dallas Cowboys. As a recruiter, he has conducted more than 200 executive searches globally for leading sports organizations including the NFL, NBA, NASCAR, Major League Soccer, and Olympic organizations. "Joseph Bailey brings a unique combination of leadership, management and executive advisory experiences that will benefit our clients and our firm," said Russell S. Reynolds Jr., chairman of RSR Partners. Prior to joining RSR Partners, Mr. Bailey established Heidrick and Struggles' global sport leadership advisory group and launched the sport, entertainment and media practice at Russell Reynolds Associates.