Chinese electronics manufacturer Leyard, a maker of LED products, and Portland, Oregon-based digital display manufacturer Planar, a Leyard company, announce the hiring of Douglass Moss as general manager for sports and entertainment.
Moss brings extensive experience in sports and entertainment management to Leyard and Planar, including serving as president of the Madison Square Garden Network (MSG); and president and CEO of the Buffalo Sabres and president and COO of the Phoenix Coyotes (both of the National Hockey League). Moss’ career has also included senior roles with the International Hockey League (IHL) and the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks.
Moss also founded MK Solutions Group, a sports and entertainment technology solutions company, and most recently he led sales and marketing for Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Co., a division of Panasonic Corp. of North America.
At Leyard and Planar, Moss will be responsible for creating and developing innovative solutions and strategic alliances with the sports and entertainment industry utilizing Leyard and Planar’s LED and LCD display technologies. He is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
“I am thrilled to be part of the exceptional Leyard and Planar team,” says Moss. “I’m looking forward to drawing on my years of sports management, venue development and display technology expertise to help our sports and entertainment customers realize the experiential impact of our innovative LED and LCD solutions.”