Galey takes on senior veep legal at ESPN

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CNBC Asia veep of business and legal affairs Shawn Galey has been appointed senior VP of legal and business affairs at ESPN Star Sports, effective March 1.

Galey will be based in Singapore, reporting directly to ESPN Star Sports’ managing director, Rik Dovey.

Galey succeeds Barry Rona, who retires this month after a 40-year legal career. Former exec director and general counsel with Major League Baseball, Rona came to Asia in 1994 to oversee all ESPN’s legal

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