SBD/March 22, 2011/People and Pop Culture
Published March 22, 2011
Senior VP/Digital Creative
EXECS: Packers Dir of PR JEFF BLUMB "has resigned" after 22 years with the team. Packers Assistant Dir of PR & Corporate Communications AARON POPKEY is "filling in for Blumb this week at the NFL annual meetings." While the Packers are "under a hiring freeze during the NFL lockout, they will hire a replacement" (GREENBAYPRESSGAZETTE.com, 3/21). Packers VP/Administration & General Counsel JASON WIED said that Blumb "wanted to spend more time with his family." But a source said that the Packers "were ready to part with Blumb in part because he didn't have the best relationships with the media" (JSONLINE.com, 3/21)....The PGA Tour has named GERALD GOODMAN Exec Dir of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, effective immediately, replacing WADE DUNAGAN. Goodman most recently served as Tournament Dir of PGA Tour events held at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club near Tampa from '95-'10 (PGA Tour)....Former European Tour Exec Dir KEN SCHOFIELD has been appointed to the Asian Tour BOD (Asian Tour).
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