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SBD/Issue 1/Sports Industrialists
Published September 12, 2007
TOM ZIANGAS has been named Nielsen Sports Senior VP. Nielsen also promoted Senior VP and Managing Dir of Local TV Client Services CATHERINE HERKOVIC to Senior VP and Managing Dir of National TV Client Services. KEVIN SVENNINGSEN has been named to fill Herkovic’s previous role (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 9/12).
EXECS: adidas named Reebok COO MICHAEL RUPP President & CEO of The Rockport Co., replacing RICK PATERNO effective January 1. Rupp, who has worked with the company since ’87, will report to adidas Chair & CEO HERBERT HAINER (adidas)....Former AEG Sports President SHAWN HUNTER was formally introduced yesterday as MLS Chivas USA President & CEO. In L.A., Billy Witz notes that Chivas USA co-Owner ANTONIO CUE “would turn to a former AEG executive -- and a non-Spanish-speaking one -- is, in itself, ironic” (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 9/12)....ESPN Int’l Managing Dir of Europe LYNNE FRANK has been promoted to Senior VP (CABLEFAX DAILY, 9/12)....California State Univ.-San Bernardino has named Colgate Univ. Senior Associate AD/External & Internal Relations KEVIN HATCHER AD. He replaces NANCY SIMPSON, who resigned earlier this year for a similar role at Anderson Univ. (Riverside PRESS-ENTERPRISE, 9/12)....The Univ. of Arkansas (UA) has formally hired Univ. of Pittsburgh AD JEFF LONG to succeed FRANK BROYLES as AD. Broyles will retire at the end of the year (UA).