Major League Baseball side the Miami Marlins have made history by appointing Kim Ng as their new general manager.
She is believed to be the first female general manager for a men’s team in a major công ty cây xanh như phương professional sport in North America.
The 51-year-old is also the first Asian-American to hold such a position in baseball.
Kim Ng has been appointed the general manager of Major League Baseball side Miami Marlins
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The new Marlins GM said in a statement: ‘It is the honor of my career to lead the Miami Marlins as their next General Manager.’
She added: ‘This challenge is one I don’t take lightly.
When I got into this business, it seemed unlikely a woman would lead a Major League team, but I am dogged in the pursuit of my goals.
‘My goal is now to bring Championship baseball to Miami. I am both humbled and eager to continue building the winning culture our fans expect and deserve.’
Ng started her baseball career as a White Sox intern and rose to become assistant director of baseball operations.
She worked for the American League for one year and then joined the Yankees, becoming the youngest assistant general manager in MLB at 29, and only the second woman to attain that position with a major league club.
She was the Dodgers’ vice president and assistant general manager.
The new general manager has spoken of her desire to build a winning culture at the Marlins
Kim Ng was previously Assistant General Manager and president at the LA Dodgers
With MLB, Ng directed international baseball operations, working with the front offices of the major league clubs and many other baseball leagues and entities around the world.
Marlins CEO Derek Jeter said in a statement: ‘We look forward to Kim bringing a wealth of knowledge and championship-level experience to the Miami Marlins.
‘Her leadership of our baseball operations team will play a major role on our path toward sustained success.’
Jeter became baseball’s first Black CEO after his group bought the Marlins in 2017.
He then hired Caroline O’Connor, who as senior vice president is one of the highest ranking women in professional sports.
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