Kim Ng was appointed as a member of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition on March 24, 2023, for a 2-year term.
Ms. Ng is the highest-ranking woman in baseball operations among the 30 Major League Baseball (MLB) teams and was the first woman hired to the General Manager position by any of the professional men’s sports teams in the North American Major Leagues. Ng has spent nearly 35 years in the MLB, including a combined 21 years of previous experience in the front offices for the Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, and Los Angeles Dodgers. She has been an integral part of 8 postseason appearances, including 6 League Championship Series and 3 World Championships with the Yankees.
Ng graduated from the University of Chicago, where she played softball and earned a degree in Public Policy. She has appeared on Forbes’ List of the Most Influential Minorities in Sports, Forbes’ List of the Most Influential Women in Sports, and Adweek’s Most Powerful Women in Sports. She was also named one of InStyle Magazine’s Badass 50 Women and included among the South Florida Business Journal’s Power Leaders. Ng serves on the Anti-Defamation League’s Sports Leadership Council. In 2021, she was recognized as the Best Hire in Sports by the Sports Business Journal, the Trailblazer of the Year by Baseball America, and a Game Changer by the Asia Society — and she received the Billie Jean King Leadership Award from the Women’s Sports Foundation as well as the Lou Gehrig Sports Award from the ALS Association of Greater New York. Ng took part in the 2021 Presidential Inauguration as part of the Celebrating America event.