SBD/Issue 242/Sports Industrialists

Executive Transactions

Hextall Named IHL
President & Commissioner
Swiss IOC member DENIS OSWALD won a sixth term as President of the Int'l Rowing Federation (, 9/1)....The IHL named DENNIS HEXTALL President & Commissioner, effective September 8 (IHL)....CBS Sports promoted Showtime "Inside the NFL" Coordinating Producer PETE RADOVICH JR. to Creative Dir. Radovich also serves as a producer for CBS Sports' coverage of the NFL, NCAA and golf, and will continue in these roles while assuming his new responsibilities (CBS)....The MLS Philadelphia Union named Citizens Bank VP/Sponsorships & Brand Promotions CARA JOFTIS Dir of Marketing (Union)....World TeamTennis (WTT) named Bill Mountford Senior VP. Mountford will be based in WTT’s N.Y. HQs and will oversee staff in several areas including marketing, communications, Recreational League and Pro League (WTT)....Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has reorganized the management of its competition department. RCR VP/Competition MIKE DILLON will retain his position with revised responsibilities, though his primary focus will continue to be competition department oversight. RCR named Dir of Competition WILL LIND Business Dir of Competition, and crew chief SCOTT MILLER has been named Dir of Competition (RCR)....Little League Int'l named Bowling Green State Univ. Athletic Communications Assistant STEPHEN BARR Dir of Media Relations for Little League Baseball & Softball (Little League)....ESPN Regional Television named HOPE LOCKETT Sales & Marketing Supervisor for the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl. Most recently, Lockett was Associate Dir for the Davey O'Brien Foundation (ESPN)....The ECHL Charlotte Checkers named MIKE LAPPAN Dir of Public & Media Relations and Youth Hockey Coordinator (Checkers).

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