Larry Baer’s Success As The SF Giants CEO

Larry Baer, the Giants CEO is an American sports visionary based in San Francisco, California. He is the president and CEO of the SF Giants baseball team. He attended UC Berkeley and Harvard School of Business, after which he worked for CBS Inc. and Westinghouse Broadcasting for a while, and joined SF Giants in 1992.

During the time that Larry worked with the Giants, he saw them through great milestones. He was in charge of the construction of Oracle Park in 2000, which is one of the best ballparks in the US, and was even named as the Sports Facility of the Year in 2008 by Sports Business Journal.

Larry Baer was named as the SF Giants CEO in 2012, twenty years after he started working with them. In the same year, the team became winners in the World Series Championships for the second time. Two years later, they scooped their third World Series title.

Giants has a development branch, the Giants Development Services, which is in charge of the ongoing construction of Mission Rock, a new neighborhood near Oracle Park that is expected to house 1500 residential houses, office spaces, commercial spaces, and amenities. There will be eight parks and open spaces.

Larry Baer is the chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee, the International Committee, and the Business and Media Board. He has received several honors and titles, including the ‘Alumnus of the Year’ title in 2012 by his former school, Harvard Business School, following his appointment as SF Giants CEO. He was honored with the Excellence in Achievement Award in 2014, followed by the Excellence in Leadership Award five years later by the University of California Berkeley.

Larry Baer has a wife and four children with whom he lives in San Francisco. He makes it a habit to exercise daily to maintain his mental and physical health as his Giants CEO position can get draining. He enjoys reading newspapers and walking his dog during the weekend. Go here for related Information.


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