Executive TransactionsPublished May 31, 2012
Legends named DAVE KERSCHNER Senior VP/Facilities & Business Development and ERIC GELFAND Senior VP/Communications. Kerschner previously worked as SCP Senior VP/Development, and managed the development, design and construction for Rio Tinto Stadium, among other projects. Gelfand oversaw communications at SCP (Tripp Mickle, SportsBusiness Journal)....Chicago Sun-Times Sports Editor CHRIS DE LUCA was named Deputy Managing Editor of News and Sports (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 5/31)….The Canadian Paralympic Committee named MARTIN RICHARD Exec Dir of Communications & Marketing. Richard has been the Swimming Canada Dir of Communications for the past 10 years (CPC)….WWE hired Global Spectrum GM PATRICK TALTY as Senior VP/Live Events (WWE)….NBC Sports Manager for Strategic Initiatives LINDSAY FITZ is leaving the company for a position with Discovery and TLC Networks. Her last day will be tomorrow (THE DAILY)….The Buccaneers named Seahawks Assistant Dir of College Scouting ERIC STOKES Dir of College Scouting (Buccaneers).
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Marketing and Sponsorship
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Leagues and Governing Bodies
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NBA Commissioner Stern To Consider Changes To Olympic Team After London
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F1 IPO To Have Shares Accompanied By Loan Note To Help Prevent Takeover
Commissioner Sees Improvement In LPGA As Tournament Contracts Come Up For Renewal
Hornets Win NBA Lottery's Top Spot, Number One Pick Could Help "Rebirth" Of Team
OKC's Thunder Alley To Operate In "Regular Season Form" For Spurs-Thunder Game Three
Larry Bird Wants Answers From Herb Simon Before Committing To Pacers For Next Season
Packers Instituting Higher Fees On New Season-Ticket Holders