Executive TransactionsPublished February 20, 2012
WWE Senior VP/Consumer Products JIM CONNELLY is out as part of a "purge of senior licensing executives" at the company. Meanwhile, MillerCoors Dir of Sports & Entertainment Marketing RYAN LUCKEY is taking the title of Dir of Innovations & Sustainability. Also, Media Ventures named NBA VP/Global Marketing Partnerships GARY JACOBUS Exec VP & Head of Business Development. The Lakers named Premier Partnerships' ALLISON HOWARD to their corporate sponsorship sales team (SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, 2/20 issue)....USA TODAY Sports Media Group named ESPN Creative Dir DAVID MARSHALL JR. VP & Creative Dir (THE DAILY)....The Redskins named former NFLer PHILLIP DANIELS Dir of Player Development (WASHINGTONPOST.com, 2/17)....EPL club Sunderland Dir of Int'l Development NIALL QUINN has stepped down to "concentrate on his family and business interests outside" of soccer (BBC.co.uk, 2/20).
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