Fox' Freer, Shanks Top SBJ's "Most Influential" List New Orleans Architect Allen Eskew Dies At 65 MLB's Dan Halem Promoted NASCAR Hires Brent Dewar As COO Why Was Bears-Eagles Flexed To NBC? John Skipper Sits For Q&A CSN Chicago President Jim Corno Dies Minding My Business With Lon Rosen Executive Transactions Names In The News
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published March 13, 1995
ACOG President BILLY PAYNE says some of the Olympic venues are ahead of schedule: "It's all scheduled to be completed sufficiently in advance of the games and tested with major international events" ("CBS This Morning," 3/13). ....Walt Disney Co.'s top TV exec, RICHARD FRANK, resigned Friday. He will be replaced by DENNIS HIGHTOWER, who headed Europe and Middle Eastern Operations for Disney Consumer Products (L.A. TIMES, 3/13)....CARL HIRSH, former President of the Spectrum arena and Spectacor Development, was named Managing Partner of Stafford Sports Ventures (Stafford). ....SHAQUILLE O'NEAL and MICHAEL JORDAN were ranked Nos. 1-2 as the most marketable athletes in a poll by Sportsfan Radio Network (WASHINGTON POST, 3/13)....JULIE FARIN has been named Promotion Director/Marketing at PR Newswire. She was Dir of Publicity at King World Productions (VARIETY, 3/13). ....ABC's "Person of the Week" was former Negro League player BUCK O'NEILL ("World News Tonight," 3/10).