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Executive Transactions

Dish Network named JOSEPH CLAYTON President & CEO and appointed him to the company's BOD, effective June 20. He succeeds CHARLES ERGEN, who will remain as Dish Network Chair (Dish Network). Ergen is "moving behind the scenes" to focus on "integrating a string of acquisitions that include" Blockbuster (DENVER POST, 5/17)....adidas promoted HERMANN DEININGER to CMO, reporting to Exec Board Member ERICH STAMMINGER. Deininger has been with adidas since '85, and has worked for the Global Marketing team since '00 (adidas)....The Dolphins named eScreen CFO MARK BROCKELMAN Senior VP and Chief Financial & Administrative Officer for the team and Sun Life Stadium. He will report to CEO MIKE DEE and will oversee all aspects of the organization's financial and administrative departments, including finance and HR (Dolphins).

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: The Flames named JAY FEASTER GM. Feaster had been serving as acting GM since Dec. 28. The team also announced former C CRAIG CONROY has signed a multiyear deal to become Special Assistant to the GM (CALGARY HERALD, 5/17)....The British Olympic Association named England 2018 World Cup bid CEO ANDY ANSON and Eversheds lawyer DENISE JAGGER non-Exec Dirs (London TELEGRAPH, 5/17)....USA Triathlon named DLA Piper Partner CHARLES BAKER an independent rep on the organization's BOD (USA Triathlon)....Learfield Sports named the following: LUKE BOSSO Indiana Univ. Sports Properties Business Development Manager; MANDY BLAU Univ. of Iowa Hawkeye Sports Properties Account Exec; CARLTON RECHER Univ. of Tennessee-Chattanooga Mocs Sports Properties Account Exec; and MATT PRESTON Univ. of New Hampshire Wildcat Sports Properties Account Exec (THE DAILY)....SportsOne named MAGGIE HARRIS Client Services Coordinator (SportsOne).   

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