LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid Tennessee Unveils New Nike Uniforms What I Like With ESPN's Michelle Beadle Felix Hernandez, Jerry Dipoto List Homes Executive Transactions Nike's Phil Knight Stepping Down In '16 Daytona Int'l Speedway Holding Flag Exchange
Published June 20, 1995
SPORTING GOODS BUSINESS Managing Editor GREG PESKY is leaving the publication to pursue an MBA at Dartmouth's Tuck School. Pesky will remain as a Contributing Editor. ALYSSA LUSTIGMAN has been advanced to Executive Editor of SGB, while CHRISTOPHER MCEVOY will become Managing Editor. SGB has also added ANDREW BERNSTEIN and LEIGH GALLAGHER as Assistant Editors (SGB, 6/95 issue)....TOM ASHLEY has been named Motor Sports Account Manager for Gaylord Entertainment Company to oversee its new marketing alliance with Nascar (NASCAR NEWS, 6/7 issue)....MICHAEL FASSETTE has been named Senior VP/Sales and Marketing for Fila U.S.A.'s Footwear Division. He was previously Women's Footwear Merchandise Manager for Nike....Champion Products has named LINDA MILLER VP/Marketing and Production, MATT MIRCHIN VP/Olympics and Professional Licenced Products, BRIAN LYNCH as Exec Dir of Collegiate and Athletic Products and SHAWN DEAN as Dir of Athletics and Team Outfitting....Converse has named STEVEN SUNDERLAND VP/Sports Marketing, ROGER MORNINGSTAR as VP/Basketball Promotions, HENRY JACKSON as Product Vision Dir/Advanced Concepts....L.A. Gear has appointed SUSAN RICHTER as Dir of Marketing for their Women's Division. Richter was most recently President of Danskin's Dance France division....BILL CARROLL has been named Dir of Sports For Infinity Radio Sales....TOM HUGHES has been named to head Adidas new division in charge of business operations and golf shoes (SPORTING GOODS BUSINESS, 6/95 issue).... LINDA BRILL has been promoted to Dir of Public Relations for DIRECTV, Los Angeles (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 6/19 issue).