Oak View Groups Appoints Ade Patton Chief Financial Officer
Oak View Group (OVG) announces the appointment of Ade Patton as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of OVG, where he will direct and oversee the global financial and accounting activities of the firm. Based in Denver, Colorado, Patton will report to OVG chairman and CEO Tim Leiweke. He assumes his new role effective immediately.
“I’m pleased that Ade will be joining OVG as our new Chief Financial Officer,” says Leiweke. “Ade is a seasoned financial executive who has helped lead world-class companies, and I look forward to having him on our team to help guide OVG’s continued strategic and sustainable growth at scale.”
“I am both proud and excited to join Oak View Group at this moment.,” says Patton. “We truly have an opportunity to transform the sports, live entertainment, and hospitality industries globally, and I am eager to join the world-class management team that Tim and Irving Azoff have assembled.”
Patton is a seasoned Fortune 500 executive, serving most recently as Chief Financial Officer of HBO Max/Global DTC at WarnerBros Discovery and previously in investment management roles at Millennium Management LLC and Citadel LLC. Patton earned a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.