SBD/August 29, 2012/People and Pop Culture
Published August 29, 2012
NBC Sports Group VP/Communications MEIER RAIVICH is leaving his position to become VP/Communications & Corporate Branding for online sports retailer Fanatics. His last day at NBC is Friday. Raivich has been with the company since '07, when he was hired to run communications for Versus, which became NBC Sports Network. Most recently, he oversaw communications for the company's 14 RSNs, reporting to NBC Sports Group President JON LITNER. In his new role, Raivich is reuniting with former Versus President JAMIE DAVIS, who was named Fanatics President in April (John Ourand, THE DAILY).EXECS: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia promoted Senior Advertising Sales Dir BO KOELLE to VP/Advertising Sales (Comcast)....World Triathlon Corporation named Buccaneers Chief Legal Officer STEVE JOHNSTON to the same position (THE DAILY)....The USFL added Pro Football HOFer CHRIS DOLEMAN to the league's BOD (USFL).
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