June 24, 2015 – Sports and entertainment-focused executive recruiter Turnkey Search has placed Myles Pistorius as senior vice president and general counsel of the Miami Dolphins. He will be responsible for all legal affairs of the football organization and Sun Life Stadium.
“Myles is an accomplished executive who has extensive experience in leading legal matters and negotiations, but who also has experience across different areas of the business providing context that will be helpful throughout our organization,” said Tom Garfinkel, president and CEO of the Dolphins. “Myles is also a thoughtful leader with excellent judgment and we’re excited to add him to the dynamic senior leadership team already in place.”
Mr. Pistorius joins the Dolphins after 15 years at the NBA where he served as SVP of content and business affairs and was responsible for the business affairs and strategic planning of NBA events and experiences on a global basis, including the NBA All-Star Game, NBA Draft and NBA Global Games. He also spent time as senior vice president, legal and business affairs at the NBA, serving for 13 years as legal and business affairs counsel for the NBA’s events, marketing, production, broadcasting, content distribution and communications groups.
Turnkey Search has conducted extensive search work in the sports field, recently recruiting Flavil Hampsten as chief sales & marketing officer of the San Jose Sharks, Jarrod Dillon as EVP of sales and marketing with the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Terry Kalna as SVP of sales of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Turnkey Sports & Entertainment is the holding company that owns and operates recruitment firm Turnkey Search and Turnkey Intelligence, a consumer intelligence firm.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media