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SBD/May 15, 2012/People and Pop Culture
Published May 15, 2012
HORSIN' AROUND: Breeders' Cup Senior VP/Sales CARTER CARNEGIE has left the company after 10 years. Breeders' Cup officials indicated that they will "begin the search for a replacement for Carnegie in the coming weeks." Breeders' Cup VP/Corporate Partnerships HEATHER HIGGINS "will oversee sales and sponsorship duties" in the interim (BLOODHORSE.com, 5/14)....NYRA has named KENNETH HANDAL acting General Counsel and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer. Handal most recently served as Guidepost Solutions LLC President of Governance, Risk & Compliance (NYRA).
EXECS: Gannett named LARRY KRAMER USA Today Publisher & President. Kramer, the founder of MarketWatch and former CBS Digital Media President, will oversee the USA Today newspaper and its Sports Media Group, among other properties (THEWRAP.com, 5/14)....Tennis Channel named GARY LANG VP/Production. He will report to Senior VP/Production and Coordinating Producer BOB WHYLEY. Lang worked for Fox Sports from '94-'08, including time as VP/Special Projects (Tennis Channel)....CBS Sports Network hired Sportsman Channel VP/Programming & Productions GREG TRAGER as VP/Programming (THE DAILY)....Fuse GM DAVID CLARK has taken on the new title of Exec VP/Integrated Sales & Partnerships for MSG Media, which includes Fuse, MSG and MSG Plus (N.Y. POST, 5/15)....Stewart Management & Partners named KATIE MARSTON Exec Dir of Brand Development and JERRY MANUEL Exec Dir of Marketing to help in the off-field marketing efforts of Dodgers CF MATT KEMP and P CHAD BILLINGSLEY. Marston previously served as Global Dir of Brand Communications for adidas and Ashworth Golf, while Manuel previously was CSMG Dir of Player Marketing (Stewart Management & Partners).
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