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Published December 8, 2010
Sources said that AEG Europe President & CEO DAVID CAMPBELL, "who has overseen the O2's emergence as a premier destination for top music acts, live shows and sporting events, is to leave in the first half of next year." Campbell reportedly will become Managing Dir of Allsport Management, the arm of F1 that handles "trackside advertising and sponsorship, merchandising and corporate hospitality." Campbell, who will be based in London, will replace Allsport Founder PADDY MCNALLY, who is "likely to become" non-Exec Chair (SKY.com, 12/7). The GUARDIAN's Plunkett & Gibson wrote the move makes Campbell a "likely contender to replace" F1 Management Chair BERNIE ECCLESTONE (GUARDIAN.co.uk, 12/7).
MOVING UP: 3ality Digital has named Steve Schklair CEO, replacing Sandy Climan, who has shifted into an advisory role for the company's majority shareholder, Modell Ventures. Schklair had been CEO of 3ality's technology and production subsidiary. 3ality has helped enable numerous 3D TV productions in sports and entertainment, including the '09 BCS title game, a '08 NFL regular-season game and a Rangers-Islanders game on MSG this past March (Eric Fisher, SportsBusiness Journal).
MINOR LEAGUE MOVES: Minor League Baseball has promoted TINA GUST to VP/Business Development as part of a company reorganization that will take effect Jan. 3. Gust becomes the first woman to hold the title of VP in MiLB history. As part of the reorganization, the following staff members will take on new titles: SCOTT POLEY Senior VP/Legal Affairs, TIM BRUNSWICK VP/Baseball & Business Operations, BRIAN EARLE VP/BIRCO & Business Services, ROD MEADOWS VP/Sales & Marketing, STEVE DENSA Exec Dir of Communications, SANDIE HEBERT Dir of Licensing, SCOTT KRAVCHUK Dir of Business Development, NOREEN BRANTNER Senior Assistant Dir of Exhibition Services & Sponsorships, KELLY BUTLER Senior Assistant Dir of Event Services, MELISSA AGEE Assistant Dir of Sales & Marketing, LOU BROWN Assistant Dir of Legal Affairs, JILL RUSINKO GM of Durham Athletic Park & MiLB Charities, and DARRYL HENDERSON Coordinator of Affiliate Programs (MiLB).
EXECS: Canadian Soccer League Commissioner DOMENIC DI GIRONIMO has resigned, "just seven months after taking the head job" (VANCOUVER SUN, 12/7)....The Single-A South Atlantic League Greensboro Grasshoppers hired Right Management Inc. Triad VP/Client Services JOHN REDHEAD as Exec Dir of Business Development (Grasshoppers)....The Single-A Midwest League Beloit Snappers named JUSTIN WATERS Dir of Media & Community Relations (THE DAILY)....The Angels named JOSHUA THOENSEN Inside Sales Rep (THE DAILY)....The Double-A Texas League Frisco RoughRiders named JASON BRAYMAN Ticket Operations Manager (THE DAILY).
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