The Cincinnati Reds promoted Nick Krall, who has served as the franchise’s vice president and assistant general manager since 2015, to general manager on Thursday.
Dick Williams, who has served as president of baseball operations and general manager, will remain the president of baseball operations.
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"Nick understands every aspect of our baseball operations. Increasing his authority within the organization will help expedite the implementation of the changes being made throughout our entire system," Williams said in a press release. "Moving forward, Nick will be more heavily involved in the decisions we need to make to improve our product on the field at both the Major League and minor league levels."
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Krall, a native of Rossville, Pa., has been with the Reds for 16 seasons. He was hired in 2003 to oversee advance scouting preparation. He was promoted to assistant director of baseball operations in 2008. He became senior director of baseball operations in 2014 and assistant general manager in 2015.