September 24 2018


Press Releases

Stamford, CT (September 24, 2018) – Octagon Sports and Entertainment Network names Cindy Paul EVP, Global CFO responsible for the overall financial operations of Octagon Marketing and Entertainment-related agencies. Her expanded role includes global financial responsibility for Rogers & Cowan, FRUKT and ITB in addition to her current role as CFO of Octagon Marketing and Events worldwide. In this role, she will have responsibility for budgeting, planning, and reporting along with oversight of human resources, business affairs and IT across agencies.


“Cindy is vital to our organization on a global basis. Her expertise across all facets of our business and leadership of multiple business units furthers the strength our network,” said Rick Dudley, Chairman & CEO of Octagon Sports and Entertainment Network. “Cindy will partner with our global executive committee and financial leaders across the organization to maximize our results and progress our future plans for both our business and our people.”


Paul has been with the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) for more than 20 years, and Octagon for more than 12 years leading a team that encompasses human resources, legal services and finance. She is an active member of IPG’s Women’s Leadership Network and mentor.


Paul will continue to work closely with Octagon Talent + Properties CFO Nancy Morton, who leads all finance operations for Octagon’s industry-leading global talent representation business. Morton was named Washington Business Journal’s 2017 Women Who Mean Business.