Halem promoted to executive vice president by MLB

Dan Halem has been promoted to executive vice president of labor

relations for Major League Baseball.

The 47-year-old had been senior vice president and general

counsel for labor since September 2007. He came to the

commissioner’s office from the law firm Proskauer, where he

represented MLB along with the NFL, NBA, WNBA, NHL and the New York

Jets.

Halem, whose promotion was announced Thursday, is a 1988

graduate of Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and

a 1991 graduate of Harvard Law School.

He is among six EVPs under Commissioner Bud Selig and Chief

Operating Officer Rob Manfred. Halem joins Tim Brosnan (business),

Jonathan Mariner (chief financial officer), John McHale Jr.

(administration and chief information officer), Frank Robinson

(baseball development) and Joe Torre (baseball operations).