8-K 1 d564557d8k.htm 8-K 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 9, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-34434   27-0624498

(State or another jurisdiction

of incorporation)



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(IRS Employer

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11 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, New York   10001
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective April 9, 2018, Ms. Kristin A. Dolan was appointed as a director of MSG Networks Inc. (the “Company”) by the directors elected by the holders of the Company’s Class B Common Stock.

Ms. Dolan, 51, is the Chief Executive Officer of 605, LLC (formerly known as DataCo Ventures LLC). Ms. Dolan previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation (“Cablevision”) from April 2014 to June 2016. Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Dolan served in various other roles at Cablevision, including: President of Optimum Services from April 2013 to April 2014; Senior Executive Vice President of Product Management and Marketing from November 2011 to April 2013; and Senior Vice President from 2003 to 2011. Ms. Dolan also serves on the boards of Revlon, Inc., The Wendy’s Company, AMC Networks Inc. and The Madison Square Garden Company, and previously served as a director of Cablevision from May 2010 to June 2016 and the Company from February 2010 to September 2015. Ms. Dolan is the spouse of James L. Dolan (the Executive Chairman and a director of the Company), and has the following relationships with individuals who are directors of the Company: the step-mother of Quentin F. Dolan, the daughter-in-law of Charles F. Dolan, the sister-in-law of Thomas C. Dolan and Brian G. Sweeney and the cousin by marriage of Paul J. Dolan.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    By:   /s/ Lawrence J. Burian
    Name:   Lawrence J. Burian
    Title:   Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Dated April 12, 2018