Giants to interview MLB official for GM role

October 11th, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO -- MLB official Kim Ng will interview for the vacant general manager job of the San Francisco Giants, a source told's Chris Haft.
Ng, 49, has been the senior vice president for baseball operations at MLB and is the highest-ranking Asian-American female executive in the game. The Giants are searching to fill the position after the dismissal of Bobby Evans. No MLB team has had a female general manager.
The Giants had asked to speak to Brewers GM David Stearns about becoming their president of baseball operations, but Milwaukee owner Mark Attanasio denied permission, according to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal.
Ng is reputed to view the game through a prism blending new-age analytics and old-school baseball fundamentals. She came to MLB from the Dodgers, where she was vice president and assistant to general manager Ned Colletti, and reportedly has interviewed for GM roles with the Dodgers, Mariners, Padres and Angels.
Among her duties at MLB has been to oversee the game's international operations and talent development.
In addition to the Dodgers, Ng has held front office roles with the Yankees and White Sox. She attended the University of Chicago, where she played softball for four years.
She joined the White Sox as an intern out of college and worked briefly for the American League office before joining the Yankees as the youngest assistant manager in the game.