Kerry Watson has joined the Baltimore Orioles Major League Baseball team as EVP, Public Affairs, a new position.
He will oversee government affairs, communications, community development, and creative content.
Watson joins the team from MGM Resorts International, where he rose to the regional VP-government affairs post in DC.
Earlier, he was government relations consultant for Alexander & Cleaver lobbying firm in Annapolis and senior advisor to Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker.
Before entering the government affairs business, Watson was a police officer for Prince George’s County.
The Orioles also promoted SVP-Administration & Experience Greg Bader to EVP and COO.
He joined the Birds as a PR intern in 1994 and held various jobs including director of communications and VP of marketing & communications.