Upcoming Conferences and Events
Published March 5, 1998
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: The '99 Women's World Cup Organizing Committee named four of its seven venue directors: SUSAN MARENOFF, formerly VP/Sales & Client Services at MSG, will run Giants Stadium; TIM LARKIN, who served as Manager of Stadium Ops for the Rose Bowl during World Cup '94, will head Foxboro Stadium; MATT ALEXANDER, former Marketing Dir for the U.S. Senior Open golf championships, will handle Soldier Field, JIM TAYLOR, former Dir of Corporate Communications/Community Relations for the Trail Blazers, will head up the venue at Portland's Civic Stadium (WWOC). OTHER EXECS: The Braves extended the contract of GM JOHN SCHUERHOLZ through 2003. His pact would have expired in '99 (Mult. 3/5)....The IHL Long Beach Ice Dogs named SKIP ALLUM Dir of PR. Allum was at The Robbins Group, working on the Miller Lite/AVP Beach Volleyball Tour (Ice Dogs). ...DAVID MOSCA has been appointed VP/Sales of ANC Sports Enterprises. Mosca worked the last five years as Sales Manager for Sports Advertising Network Inc. (ANC Sports). ...FootAction USA named MARK LARDIE as VP/Senior Divisional Merchandise Manager for Footwear. Lardie had been Exec VP/ Merchandise Manager at Athlete's Foot since '96 (FootAction)...."EXTRA"'s LAUREN SANCHEZ has joined the anchor team of Fox Sports News (FSN)....Indianapolis Motor Speedway named JEFF CHAPMAN as Dir of Marketing & Branding and JOHN KESLER and PEG CARNEY as Account Execs (IMS).