SBD/June 14, 2012/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

In N.Y., Calder & Li report Nets minority Owner JAY-Z has been named “a ‘director’ for the Brooklyn Arena LLC, the company that runs Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.” Jay-Z’s formal title is "Director of the Arena." Barclays Center officials confirmed that he becomes “one of seven directors,” and will “attend board meetings and help direct arena senior staff on daily operations.” The other arena directors are Forest City CEO BRUCE RATNER, DAVID BERLINER, MARY ANNE GILMARTIN, CHRISTOPHE CHARLIER, IRINA PAVLOVA and DAVID CARLOCK (N.Y. POST, 6/14).

EXECS: Palace Sports & Entertainment named JUSTIN TRAPP Dir of Advertising & Promotions, effective last Monday (PS&E)….The Univ. of Miami named JENNIFER STRAWLEY Senior Associate AD/Administration & Student Excellence and Senior Woman Administrator (Miami)….Northeastern Univ. named Old Dominion Univ. Athletic Foundation Assistant Dir VINCENT CIVIAN Associate Dir of Leadership Gifts (Northeastern).

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