Iger Talks ESPN Going Straight To Consumer NFL Owners Caught Off Guard By Leiweke Hiring Executive Transactions Names In The News Tod Leiweke To Become NFL COO Cowherd's Tenure At ESPN Ends Early Aldridge Most Influential In Oregon Sports ESPN To Air Cowboys Training Camp Special Executive Transactions Bryant Helping Relaunch Of The Undefeated
Published September 13, 1994
BOB IGER, President of ABC since 11/92, will be promoted to President/COO of CapCities/ABC "probably at the company's next board meeting later this month." DAVID WESTIN, president of production at ABC Television Network Group, will succeed Iger as head of the network group (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 9/12 issue)....TIM MAYOTTE and VIJAY ARMITRAJ were elected as player reps to the ATP Tour Board of Directors (DAILY sources, 9/13). ...SHARI LEVENTHAL was named director of Marketing and Creative Services at ESPN. She was formerly director of advertising. Also at ESPN, TREZ BAYER, an independent director/producer, joined as director of on-air promotions, and ALLAN BROCE, former advertising manager at Pepsi-Cola, was named director of advertising and consumer marketing (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 9/12)....Cubs CEO/president Andy MacPhail is said to be considering four candidates for Cubs GM: assistant S.F. Giants GM BRIAN SABEAN, Astros dir. of scouting DAN O'BRIEN, Braves "standout farm system" head CHUCK LAMAR and Rangers asst. GM WAYNE KRIVSKY (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 9/13).