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Thursday, June 23, 2022

Excel Sports named former Fuse Dir SHAHIN RASTI Head of Partnership. With over 10 years of experience within the sports and entertainment marketing industry, his previous clients include Subway, F1, Samsung, VISA, Arsenal FC, Santander, ASICS, Allianz and FedEx. He also has provided consultancy with esports rights...

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

KT Tape named former Skullcandy CMO JESSICA KLODNICKI CEO. She previously held marketing roles at outdoor sports equipment manufacturer Vista Outdoor and Mizuno USA. Klodnicki replaces CEO GREG VENNER , who recently stepped down after seven years at the helm ( Chris Smith, SBJ ). ...

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Kosmos Tennis named Barcelona Open Tournament Dir DAVID FERRER  to the same position for the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals. The former World No. 3 Ferrer has had a 16-year involvement with the competition, having played 20 Davis Cup ties for Spain, lifting the trophy on three occasions...

Monday, June 20, 2022

ESPN promoted VP/Audience Development NATE RAVITZ to Senior VP/Digital Content. Ravitz oversees digital editorial (including all the sport-by-sport coverage), audience engagement, mobile alerts, SEO, content insights, the copy desk and digital video production in both English and Spanish ( ESPN ). The Big East Conference named...

Friday, June 17, 2022

The Earthquakes promoted Exec VP JED METTE to COO, VP/Strategy IAN ANDERSON to Chief Strategy Officer and VP & General Counsel D'LONRA ELLIS to Chief Legal Officer. The promotions coincide with recent VP hires overseeing marketing and operations ( Earthquakes ). The...

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Esports organization Cloud9 named former Flyquest CEO TRICIA SUGITA CMO ( Kevin Hitt, SBJ ). DKC/DKC Sports named former Phillies Dir of Communications  GREG CASTERIOTO and former NFL Dir of Communications KENLYN TYREE VPs. At the NFL, Tyree led communications on the Inspire...

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The Crew named former Kraken VP/Marketing & Broadcast  HEIDI DETTMER  CMO. Dettmer will drive the club's brand and fan engagement efforts. She will directly oversee all marketing functions including branding, advertising, creative services, special events, social media, grassroots and community impact and content production. She joins the Crew this...

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Comcast Spectacor has re-hired TODD GLICKMAN in the newly created role of Exec VP/Business Development & Government Affairs. Glickman spent more than 30 years with Comcast Spectacor, beginning in '90 and including multiple roles with the company before a lengthy run with concessionaire Spectra, first when it...

Monday, June 13, 2022

BASEBALL Major League Baseball named FRANCESCA DEPALO partnership marketing coordinator . BASKETBALL The Golden State Warriors named TRACY PARKES director of...

Friday, June 10, 2022

NBCUniversal promoted Exec VP/NBC Sports Next  WILL MCINTOSH  to NBC Sports Next and Fandango President. McIntosh now oversees the Fandango portfolio and NBC Sports Next, which operates GolfNow, GolfPass, SportsEngine and other sports-related digital and ecommerce applications. McIntosh will replace Fandango President  PAUL YANOVER , who will step down...
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