SBD/January 12, 2012/People and Pop Culture
Published January 12, 2012
The Sabres named Harlem Globetrotters VP/Marketing BRENT ROSSI VP/Brand Strategy & Marketing (Sabres)....Comcast SportsNet Chicago promoted National Sales Manager WALTER CADE to General Sales Manager, replacing PHIL BEDELLA, who was recently promoted to VP & GM (CSN Chicago)....Learfield Sports named ANN BRETT GILLESPIE STRICKLAND GM for Idaho Vandals Sports Properties, GREG HILT Business Development Manager for Northwestern Sports Properties, PATRICK PURCELL-JONES Account Exec for San Jose State's Spartan Sports Properties and RONNIE CHERRY Account Exec for Texas Tech's Red Raider Sports Properties (Learfield)....The D'Backs promoted SEAN MAGUIRE to Senior Dir of Security, GREG GREEN to Senior Manager of Security and TREVOR HARVEY to Season Tickets Account Exec (THE DAILY)....USGA Exec Dir MIKE DAVIS has been named Chair of the World Golf Foundation's BOD for '12, succeeding European Tour CEO GEORGE O'GRADY (PGA Tour)....Infineon Raceway promoted DIANA BRENNAN to Dir of Media & Community Relations (MERCURYNEWS.com, 1/10).....NewTek named CARTER HOLLAND Exec VP/Worldwide Marketing. He previously worked for Avid Technology (NewTek).
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