Taking Entries For '17 Sports Business Awards Bucks' Edens Buying Into E-Sports Justin Verlander Purchase $5.25 Beverly Hills Home Weekend Plans With NFL Giants VP Don Sperling Executive Transactions Names In The News Going Off The Grid Executive Transactions Names In The News Taking Entries For '17 Sports Business Awards
Published April 3, 1997
PETER BARTON has resigned as President & CEO of Liberty Media Corp. to form a new entertainment programming company. ROBERT BENNETTE, Exec VP and CFO of Liberty, will succeed Barton (L.A. TIMES, 4/3)....MCI named ANDY DEAS GM for MCI Racing, where he will oversee all MCI Racing sponsorships. Previously, Deas was VP/Sales & Client Services for CART (MCI)....BARRY SMITH was named VP/GM of Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment. Smith had been GM of the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre (CALGARY HERALD, 4/1)....USA Basketball named ALYSIAH BOND Dir/Special Projects (USA Basketball). ...Raycom Sports named WILLIAM ALLMENDINGER VP/Programming & Distribution. Allmendinger had spent six years at Tribune Entertainment (Raycom Sports)....Kiel Center President & CEO WILLIAM HAVILUK has left his post to become President of Legoland Carlsbad, CA, a theme park scheduled to break ground later this month (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 4/2).