SBD/January 22, 2013/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

Penn State Univ. named interim AD DAVID JOYNER AD. He will serve through the remainder of President RODNEY ERICKSON's term of office (PSU). Erickson’s term lasts until June ’14 (ESPN.com, 1/21).

RULES COMMITTEE: The NCAA Committee on Infractions added former Michigan football coach LLOYD CARR, Georgia President MICHAEL ADAMS, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Enforcement Dir NORMAN BAY, former Kent State President CAROL CARTWRIGHT, former Georgia Tech basketball coach BOBBY CREMINS, Iowa State Senior VP/Student Affairs THOMAS HILL, former Minnesota AD JOEL MATURI and Princeton Counsel SANKER SURYANARAYAN. Members “serve three-year terms” (DETROITNEWS.com, 1/21).

AUTO TUNED: Richard Childress Racing named Richard Petty Motorsports Communications Manager ANDREA CLEVELAND to the same position for the No. 27 Menards Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup team and driver PAUL MENARD. RCR named JEFF O’KEEFE to a similar position with the No. 2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet Nationwide Series team and driver BRIAN SCOTT (RCR)….F1 team Mercedes Grand Prix named Williams Grand Prix Exec Dir TOTO WOLFF VP. Wolff replaces former Mercedes Motorsport VP NORBERT HAUG, who “headed Mercedes motorsports for 22 years until his retirement in December.” The company said that Wolff would acquire a 30% stake in MGP "for an undisclosed sum.” He is “expected to retain" a 15% stake in Williams GP (FT.com, 1/21).

EXECS: The PGA of America named Nike Golf Marketing Manager MICHAEL O’DONNELL Senior Dir of Golf 2.0 & Player Development and U.S. Open Merchandising & Licensing Dir MIKE QUIRK Merchandising Senior Dir (PGA of America)….L.A.-based KLAA-AM named former S.F.-based KNBR-AM programming exec BOG AGNEW Program Dir. KLAA is the flagship station for the Angels (TALKERS.com, 1/18)….Arkansas State Univ. promoted DOUG DOGGETT to Associate AD/Corporate Sales (ASU).

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