SBD/December 1, 2011/People and Pop Culture
Published December 1, 2011
Finish Line Chief Administration Officer & Corporate Secretary GARY COHEN plans to retire on March 29. He will step down from his posts today and help with the transition until his retirement (AP, 11/29).....The National Football Post has hired veteran Silicon Valley businessman STEVE FROST to become CEO, effectively immediately. Frost has held prior roles with Netscape, Google, and most recently photo sharing outfit Plixi. In addition to running the site's day-to-day business operations, Frost will help lead the raising of a new round of venture capital funding (Eric Fisher, SportsBusiness Journal)....EPL club Everton Dir of Communications IAN ROSS "has left the club after his private emails, some of which criticised" CEO ROBERT ELSTONE, were published online (GUARDIAN.co.uk, 11/30)....The White Sox named Blue Jays Dir of Latin America Operations MARCO PADDY Special Assistant to the GM/Int'l Operations (White Sox)....Performance Bicycle named CAROL WENTWORTH Senior VP/Marketing (Performance Bicycle)....Eastern Univ. named Western Kentucky Baseball Dir of Operations DAVID JONES Associate AD (Eastern)....SUNY Brockport named Associate AD ERICK HART interim AD, replacing NOAH LEFEVRE, who accepted a position with Manhattan College (SUNY Brockport)....The AHL Worcester Sharks promoted MICHAEL MYERS to Senior Dir of Business & Community Development (Sharks).
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