Executive Transactions Dillon's Wreck Seen As Wake-Up Call For NASCAR Univ. Of Michigan Spurns Adidas For Nike Names In The News Coming This Fall: Game Changers Scott Holds Ceremonial Signing for WPB Ballpark Dillon's Wreck Into Catchfence Mars Coke Zero 400 Longtime Chiefs Exec Jack Steadman Dead NASCAR To Stop Holding Banquets At Trump Doral Executive Transactions
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).