SBD/Issue 64/Sports Industrialists

Executive Transactions

Kathy Carter Promoted
To SUM President

SportsBusiness Journal's Fred Dreier reports MLS Commissioner DON GARBER has promoted SUM Exec VP KATHY CARTER to President. Carter succeeds DOUG QUINN, who left this summer to become President & CEO of FC Dallas. Garber said that Carter's promotion "would not change the fundamental business structure of SUM or MLS, or the branding for each entity," though he said that MLS "would hire a CMO" (SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, 12/13 issue).

EXECS: Univision Communications Inc. named Petry Holding CEO SANDY BROWN President of Sports (Univision). Univision also named former Dodgers VP/Sales & Marketing SERGIO DEL PRADO Dir of Sports Sales. Del Prado will be based in Univision's L.A. office (SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, 12/13 issue)....Imperial Headwear named DOUG KELLY President & CEO (SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, 12/13 issue)....The Indians have promoted SARA LEHRKE to VP/Human Resources & Chief Diversity Officer (Indians)....Savannah State Univ. named MARILYNN STACEY-SUGGS AD. Stacey-Suggs had served as interim AD since January (SSU)....Killerspin Table Tennis has hired ROGER PAYNE as Brand Marketing Dir (THE DAILY).

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