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The Milwaukee Brewers announced they have promoted Marti Wronski to chief operating officer (COO), making her the only female leader with an MLB franchise, according to the organization.
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Congratulations to Marti Wronski on his promotion to Chief Operating Officer and to Jason Hartlund on his promotion to Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.
The promotion makes Wronski the only female executive leader to hold the title of chief operating officer of an MLB club. pic.twitter.com/Rt4jGjJCVR
According to Brewers, Wronski is the highest-ranking female executive in the Brewers organization since Wendy Selig-Prieb became president and chairman.
Wronski is in her 20th season with the Brewers. She previously held the titles of Team General Counsel and Senior Vice President (Administration).
As noted by The Associated Press, Wronski’s expanded role will include oversight of the business analytics and strategy teams. Human Resources as well as Legal Affairs, Government Relations and Compliance.
Prior to joining Brewers, Wronski worked as a Litigation Associate for Foley and Lardner, LLP from 1997 to 2001.
Two other women serve as business executives for MLB teams.
Catie Griggs is the President of Business Operations for the Seattle Mariners. Recently promoted Caroline O’Connor is the president of commercial operations for the Miami Marlins. Kim Ng also oversees baseball operations as general manager of the Marlins.