SBD/September 20, 2011/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

Iowa Speedway President JERRY JAURON submited his resignation Monday to work at motorsports business C&L Companies. Jauron led the speedway for 3 1/2 years, "during the time of its most explosive growth." Jauron said that the "decision to leave was his" (DES MOINES REGISTER, 9/20)....Golf Digest Cos. named GQ Publisher PETE HUNSINGER President & Publisher. Golf Digest VP & Publishing Dir TOM BAIR and Golf World Publisher LAURA SEQUENZIA will report to Hunsinger (ADWEEK.com, 9/16)....BLAIR MCINTOSH has been named Dir of Sport for the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. He previously served as Dir of Games for the Sport Alliance of Ontario (TO2015)....The Mariners named JOE MCILVAINE Special Assistant to GM JACK ZDURIENCIK. McIlvaine previously served as GM of the Padres and Mets, and has spent the last 11 years as a Special Assistant with the Twins (AP, 9/19)....The Tigers promoted DAVE OWEN to Dir of Player Development (FREEP.com, 9/19)....West Marine appointed Nike Global Direct-to-Consumer VP & COO CHRISTIANA SMITH SHI as its new Independent Dir (West Marine)....Wheaton College promoted Associate AD JULIE DAVIS to AD (Wheaton)....The MLS Dynamo named KEITH MALONE Ticket Sales Account Exec (THE DAILY).

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