SBD/October 24, 2012/People and Pop Culture
Published October 24, 2012
EXECS: The Puma BOD elected JEAN-FRANCOIS PALUS Chair, effective Dec. 1. The appointment comes after JOCHEN ZEITZ resigned on Oct. 15. Palus has been Managing Dir for PPR, Puma’s holding company, since ’08 (Puma)….Turner Broadcasting named former Nielsen Media Exec VP/Advertising Analytics HOWARD SHIMMEL Senior VP/Ad Sales & Sports Research (BROADCASTINGCABLE.com, 10/23)….Barclays Center has removed “interim” from GM DAVID ANDERSON’s title (AEG)….Facility management firm VenuWorks promoted VP TAMMY KOOLBECK to Senior VP, National Dir of Support Services, JOHN SIEHL to Regional VP and Regional VP ANDY LONG to VP/Events & Entertainment (VenuWorks)….The Raptors named Hawks Assistant GM and Dir of Player Personnel DAVID PENDERGRAFT Pro Personnel Scout (THESTAR.com, 10/24)….Cubs Assistant GM RANDY BUSH has agreed to a three-year contract extension (Cubs)….Web-based ticketing services provider Etix announced Rockhouse Partners co-Founder JOE KUSTELSKI will succeed Founder TRAVIS JANOVICH as CEO. Janovich will remain with the company as Chair (Etix).
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