Who is Todd Boehly, the man behind Chelsea FC’s record signing?

Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly, far right, attends the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation's Blue Diamond Gala in 2017.

Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly, far right, attends the 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Blue Diamond Gala with (from left) Dodgers co-owner Mark Walter, actress Ariel Winter and actor Eric Stonestreet.

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In addition to his ownership of the Dodgers, Boehly also holds stakes in the Lakers and Sparks.

Outside of sport, he left Guggenheim Partners in 2015 and co-founded a holding company called Eldridge Industries, of which he is now president and CEO.

He is also president of Security Benefit, which has a commercial partnership with the Dodgers, and MRC Entertainment, a Beverly Hills-based media company under the umbrella of Eldridge that owns Billboard, Rolling Stone, Variety, Hollywood, among others. Reporter and Dick Clark Productions. property.

Last October, Boehly became the interim CEO of Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., The organization that distributes the Golden Globe Awards. At the time, the HFPA was addressing disputes arising from a Times investigation which revealed ethical gaps and a lack of diversity within the organization.