SBD/January 7, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Published January 7, 2013
SHINE ON: Reebok Senior VP/Sports & Entertainment Marketing TOM SHINE quietly left the company late last month to join SIMON FULLER’s XIX Entertainment in a senior position. Shine’s title was still undetermined at press time, but he will report directly to Fuller (Terry Lefton, SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, 1/7 issue).
EXECS: StubHub Head of U.S. Communications JOELLEN FERRER was named Ustream Communications Dir. Today is her last day (THE DAILY)….Turner Motorsports Minority Owner HARRY SCOTT has “expanded his role” with the team, which will be called Turner Scott Motorsports (SPORTS.YAHOO.com, 1/6). Scott will “now manage the group’s marketing, public relations and business development areas with Turner managing the competition” (FOXSPORTS.com, 1/6)….Charlotte’s WCCB-Fox Sports Dir BRUCE SNYDER is leaving “after a decade” with the station (CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.com, 1/4)….Billy Casper Golf named Western Hospitality Group and Western Golf Procurement President FRANK DENNISTON VP/Food & Beverage and National Partnerships (Billy Casper Golf)….Boston Globe Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic WESLEY MORRIS is leaving after 10 years to “write fulltime for Grantland” (JIMROMENESKO.com, 1/3).
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