Executive TransactionsPublished April 25, 2012
The Knicks named GLEN GRUNWALD Exec VP & GM. Grunwald had been in the role on an interim basis since July (Knicks)....The Warriors promoted Assistant GM & VP/Basketball Operations BOB MYERS to GM. Myers replaces LARRY RILEY, who will remain with the organization as the team's Dir of Scouting (Warriors)....The independent Atlantic League SugarLand Skeeters named former Astros President & GM TAL SMITH Special Adviser (CHRON.com, 4/24)....The Stars "have been reshaping their management group, resulting in the firing" of CFO ROBERT HUTSON, Assistant VP/Communications ROB SCICHILI and Senior Dir of Game Entertainment & Events JON ADAMS. The moves "are part of changes brought forth by new ownership and by" new team President & CEO JIM LITES (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 4/24)....The Stars also terminated Manager of Digital Media LANE PATE (ESPN.com, 4/23)....Former CSL Int'l consultant BRIAN CONNOLLY today formally launched market research firm Victus Advisors (Victus)….CAA Sports promoted Baseball Division Coordinator MARISSA EDLER to Exec and Sports Coordinator TESS O’SULLIVAN to Agent (CAA Sports)….Pac-12 Enterprises named KRISTIN BREDES Dir of Talent & Development (MERCURYNEWS.com, 4/24).
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