Tad Smith

A graduate of Harvard Business School and Princeton University, Tad Smith was appointed president and chief executive of Sotheby’s in March 2015. Previously he has held a number of senior roles at large media companies including The Madison Square Garden Company, Cablevision Systems Corporation and Reed Elsevier Group.


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Sotheby’s acquire art advisors AAP

18 January 2016

The competition between auction houses to expand their private sales operations took a new twist with the announcement last week that Sotheby’s had bought art advisory firm Art Agency, Partners (AAP).

Tad Smith gives clues on Sotheby’s future

26 May 2015

Sotheby’s latest set of results give the first indication of how Tad Smith will direct the company.

Sotheby's name Tad Smith as new president and CEO

16 March 2015

Sotheby’s have appointed Tad Smith, aged 49, as president and chief executive officer, effective March 31, 2015.

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