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Executive Transactions

The Yankees named former Cubs VP & GM JIM HENDRY Special Assignment Scout. The team also promoted JEAN AFTERMAN to Senior VP & Assistant GM, BILLY EPPLER to Assistant GM and WILL KUNTZ to Pro Scouting Manager (Yankees). A source said that Hendry "agreed to a multiyear deal." Another source said that Hendry's duties will include "looking at minor league players, major league players and spending time with the major league team" (ESPNCHICAGO.com, 1/31).

EXECS: The Twins promoted LAURA DAY to Exec VP/Business Development, KIP ELLIOTT to Exec VP/Business Administration & CFO, MATT HOY to Senior VP/Operations, GARY GLAWE to Senior Dir of Ballpark Systems, DANA MINION to Ballpark Maintenance Manager, SHELLEY ANDREW to Business Systems Manager, BRENT HILDEBRANDT to Infrastructure Systems Administrator and JULIE OKLAND to Senior Manager of Promotions (THE DAILY)....The Mets have promoted MIKE LANDEEN to Senior VP/Venue Services & Operations. Landeen has been with the Mets since '04 in a variety of roles (Eric Fisher, SportsBusiness Journal)....Columbia Sportswear promoted ADRIENNE MOSER to VP/Global Apparel Merchandising and Design (OREGONLIVE.com, 1/31)....The WWE named Reveille Senior VP/Creative Affairs ERIC PANKOWSKI Senior VP/Creative & Development (VARIETY.com, 1/31)....Newly launched Engine Shop named BRIAN GORDON CEO, ED KIERNAN President, CHRIS HANDY COO and both NICK HINES and DAVID WILSON Exec VP & GM (THE DAILY)....The '13 Senior PGA Championship named BO SCHLEMMER Operations Manager and LANCE HALL Corporate Hospitality Sales Manager (THE DAILY)....The Big Ten Network promoted Senior Account Exec JEFF KATZ to Local Sales Manager (THE DAILY).

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