As senior vice president, business affairs, Chris Murvin is responsible for negotiating television and new media rights agreements with the Golf Channel’s various golf organization partners, including the PGA Tour, LPGA, USGA, PGA of America, Augusta National and the European Tour, as well as other significant contracts that impact Golf Channel business.
He also is responsible for protecting the Golf Channel’s trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property, and overseeing the network’s licensing and use of intellectual property from third parties. In addition, Murvin oversees the network’s Human Resources Department and the implementation of the Golf Channel’s employment practices and procedures.
Murvin rejoined Golf Channel in 2006, after having served in a similar capacity with the network since its inception in 1991 through 2000. Murvin is a graduate of Auburn University and Cumberland School of Law.