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SBD/Issue 131/Sports Industrialists
Published March 22, 2010
Athletic Republic has hired Under Armour Men's Brand Marketing Dir TONY AMBROZA as CMO. Prior to Under Armour, Ambroza spent six years in Nike's U.S. marketing department (Athletic Republic)….MSG VP/Sports Team Publicity SAMMY STEINLIGHT is leaving the company to join Raw Deal, his family-owned import/export company in New Jersey (N.Y. POST, 3/21)….Entertainment-programming company Endemol has appointed STEVE COPESTAKE to the position of Global Head of Marketing. Copestake was previously Disney Senior VP/Int'l Marketing (Endemol)….The Backstretch Employee Service Team of New York (BEST) has named PAUL RUCHAMES as Exec Dir, with responsibilities for providing health and human services to support workers in the barn areas at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course (BEST)….The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association has promoted Dir of Sport Science TROY FLANAGAN to the new position of Dir of High Performance. Flanagan will remain based in Park City, Utah at the USSA's Center of Excellence (UTAHSKIER.net, 3/19).