One of the top executives at ESPN is headed out the door. The network announced that Sean R.H. Bratches, executive vice president, sales and marketing, is leaving at the end of this year. Bratches will serve in an advisory capacity to the cable channel until then.
Bratches is wrapping up a 27-year career with ESPN.
Said ESPN President John Skipper: “Sean is an extremely well-respected and admired industry visionary whose contributions to ESPN’s success cannot be overstated. We have all greatly appreciated his energy, integrity and service to ESPN, our employees and our industry.