SBD/Issue 84/Sports Industrialists

Executive Transactions

Gatorade named ANDREA FAIRCHILD VP/Brand Marketing, where she will help implement the brand’s overall strategy, beginning with the spring launch of the G Series. Previously, Fairchild served as Global Business Development Dir for Nike's Women’s Training line. She replaces John Galloway, who was named VP & CMO of Hard Rock Int'l earlier this week (THE DAILY).

Eagles Name McDermott
Senior VP & CMO
FRANCHISES: The Eagles named Capitals Senior VP & CMO TIM MCDERMOTT to the same position (Eagles)....EPL club Arsenal promoted Head of Marketing ANGUS KINNEAR to Marketing Dir (MARKETINGMAGAZINE.co.uk, 1/13)….The Royals named former MLB manager NED YOST Special Advisor to Baseball Operations (Royals)….The Padres named Magic Group Sales Manager AMY SAXON Dir of Group Ticket Sales (Padres)….The Suns named TODD MERRILL Marketing Partnership Account Exec, ANDREA LECHNER-BECKER Database Marketing Coordinator and ALBERT WATSON Data Analyst (Suns).

EXECS: COLIN CURRIE was promoted to the newly created position of adidas China Senior VP/Sales & Marketing, effective January 1. Currie will be based in adidas' Shanghai office (MEDIA.asia, 1/13)….The PGA Championship named JASON MENGEL Championship Operations Manager and MORGAN CODY Championship Administration Manager (PGA)….In Stadium Promotions named LOU ROSENBERG Dir of Business Development (In Stadium)….Minor League Baseball (MiLB) named LOUIS BROWN III Manager of Baseball Operations & Legal Affairs and ANDY SHULTZ Baseball Operations Department Assistant. Since March '07, Shultz served as Field Evaluator/Instructor for the Professional Baseball Umpire Corp. (MiLB)….Sunice named CAROLINE GOWAN Strategic Accounts Manager where she will manage the company's relationships with the PGA, Champions, LPGA and Nationwide Tours (Sunice)….Lincoln Financial Media appointed NATE LUNDY Program Dir of Sports for Denver's KKFN-FM, replacing TIM SPENCE, who was named Program Dir of ESPN Radio 1600 (RADIO-ONLINE.com, 1/13).

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