SBD/Issue 90/Sports Industrialists
Published January 27, 2006
HOT SHOTS: The Heat promoted VP/Season Ticket Services & Business Development KIM STONE to Exec VP & GM of AmericanAirlines Arena, VP & CIO TONY COBA to Senior VP/Information Technology, AmericanAirlines Arena Assistant GM BRIAN BABIN to AmericanAirlines Arena VP & Assistant GM, Dir of HR SONIA HARTY to VP/HR, Senior Dir of Ticket Operations JENNIFER MALLERY to VP/Service & Box Office, Dir of National Sales & Corporate Sponsorships CHRIS MARAGNO to VP/Corporate Sales & Service, Controller JEFF MORRIS to VP/Finance, Senior Dir of Operations & Facility Services JIM SPENCER to VP/Operations and Dir of Event Services JARED DIAMOND to AmericanAirlines Arena Assistant GM. Heat Dir of Community Affairs STEVE STOWE will add the title of Exec Dir of the Heat Charitable Fund Dir of Community Affairs (Heat).
FACILITIES: Global Spectrum, which operates the Iowa Events Center, named MATTHEW HOMAN as the facility’s GM, SCOTT KAVANAUGH Assistant GM and CHRIS BERG Dir of Operations. Kavanaugh will form a two-person Assistant GM system with HOLLY KJELDGAARD, who had been serving as interim GM. Most recently, Homan was Assistant GM of the Colonial Center in Columbia, South Carolina (Global Spectrum)....Target Center Dir of Operations REID KATZUNG is leaving to be involved in Turin Olympics venue management (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 1/25).
MEDIA: FSN North named Juntunen Mobile Television VP & GM BOB ROHDE Dir of Operations (FSN North)....Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic promoted Promotions Producer AUSTIN KRABLIN to Creative Services Manager (CSN Mid-Atlantic).
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