The Emerson Board of Trustees voted recently to approve three new members to the board: Leo J. Hindery Jr., Brian Carty, and Michael MacWade ’84.
Hindery serves as president and chief executive officer of TCI Pacific Communications, Inc.; president and chairman at HL Capital; and managing partner and founder of InterMedia Advisors, LLP. He was a venture partner at Allegis Capital. He was also founding chairman and has served as chief executive officer of Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES Network). Earlier in his career, Hindery was president and chief executive officer of AT&T’s Broadband and Internet Services and Comcast Cable Holdings, LLC.
In 1998, Hindery was named an International Cable Executive of the Year. He received the Foundation Award of the International Radio and Television Society, the Executive Achievement Award of the National Association of Minorities in Cable, the CTPAA President’s Award for Outstanding Commitment to Public Affairs, and the Joel A. Berger Award for his leadership in AIDS awareness initiatives, among many other recognitions.
He was formerly senior vice president of client service and operations for Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services (IWS), a brokerage division of Fidelity Investments.
Carty is chief marketing officer at Steward Health Care System, a nationally recognized preeminent authority on marketing for service companies. He has served as president of three advertising agencies, including Hill Holliday in Boston. There, he and his team doubled the size of the company in 18 months and acquired new clients, including Verizon Wireless, Fidelity Investments, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.
Carty became CWO of Wheelhouse Corporation, a marketing service company, after leaving Hill Holliday. Under Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, Carty was CEO of MIFA, the state’s investment bank, where he issued more than $1 billion in health care bonds for Massachusetts hospitals.
MacWade is a managing director at Putnam Investments, responsible for relationship management across the defined contribution (401k) business, with special emphasis on supporting Fortune 1000 clients.
MacWade joined Fidelity in 1987 and most recently acted as senior vice president of administrative services within IWS, in which he managed teams responsible for all implementation, program management, sales administration, and technology operations.