Published May 6, 1998
BILL ACKERLEY, 37, co-President and COO of the Ackerley Group sports and communications group, which includes the Sonics and indoor soccer SeaDogs, announced his retirement, effective Monday. Ackerley will spend time with his family and pursue other business opportunities (SEATTLE TIMES, 5/5)....McHenry Metals has promoted BRADLEY WILHITE from Exec VP to President (McHenry)....Rising Star Publications, which publishes motor sports books, has named ERNIE SAXTON as VP/Marketing. Saxton had been a PR and Marketing exec at the company (Rising Star)....RANDY MOORE was named National Ad Account Manager for USA Today's Baseball Weekly. Moore was a Senior Account Exec at Time Warner (MEDIAWEEK, 5/4)....RON ROSENBAUM, former VP of WTS Int'l tennis division, was named Marketing Division Manager for the USTA/Mid-Atlantic section (TENNIS WEEK, 5/7 issue).