SBD/September 20, 2012/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

The Int'l Tennis HOF & Museum elected the following to its BOD: Spencer Stuart Senior Partner JIM CITRIN, Cathedral Corporation President & CEO MARIANNE GAIGE, Godiva Chocolatier President & CEO JIM GOLDMAN, incoming USTA President DAVID HAGGARTY, JWT Worldwide Chair & CEO BOB JEFFREY, Celtics investor STEPHEN LEWINSTEIN, former tennis player BETSY NAGELSON-MCCORMACK and Rockefeller Financial Managing Dir MARK PANARESE. Additionally, the Tennis HOF's Chair CHRISTOPHER CLOUSER, CEO MARK STENNING, President STAN SMITH, Vice Chairs DONALD DELL and BARBARA GEORGESCU, Treasurer NANCY VON AUERSPERG and Secretary PEGGY WOOLARD were elected to two-year terms (Tennis HOF).

EXECS: Penn State Univ. President RODNEY ERICKSON yesterday said that AD DAVE JOYNER "will have his job at least until" Erickson retires in June '13 or June '14. Erickson: "I think Dave is doing an excellent job for us, and my intent would be to keep Dave on as long as I serve." He added that he "expects the school's next president to conduct a national search" for an AD (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 9/19)....NBCUniversal named LINDA YACCARINO President of Ad Sales (BROADCASTINGCABLE.com, 9/19)....Telecommunications company O2 named GARETH GRIFFITHS Head of its Sports Sponsorship division, replacing NIC FLETCHER, who left to become Rugby Football Union Head of Marketing. Griffiths will "join O2 in November and will work on marketing activity for Nike and the RFU" (MARKETINGMAGAZINE.co.uk, 9/19).

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