SBD/July 24, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Published July 24, 2013
BROOKLYN BRIDGES: The Nets and Barclays Center promoted FRED MANGIONE to Chief Revenue Officer, adding to his duties as CMO. The entities also promoted MARIE CHINDAMO to Exec VP/HR, JOHN BAIER to Senior Dir of Premium Sales, ANDREW NEWMAN to Dir of Corporate Sponsorship Development, JUSTIN BAIER to Senior Graphic Designer, ILLIANA BLACKSHEAR to Account Exec/Partnership Marketing & Hospitality Manager and CHRISTOPHER HARRINGTON to Legal Analyst & Exec Assistant to the Chief Legal Officer. Within just the Nets organization, the following were promoted: KARI COHEN to Counsel for Legal & Business Affairs, TONY BRASILE to Dir of Operations, JARED KAYE to Senior Manager of Financial & Ticket Analysis, ERIN CAUTHEN to Senior Manager of Marketing and ANGELICA SHUHALA to Coordinator of Event Marketing. Within just the Barclays Center management, the following were promoted: SEAN SAADEH to Senior VP/Programming and EMILY RAND to Dir of Franchise Marketing (Nets/Barclays Center).
EXECS: USA Wrestling National Teams Dir MITCH HULL is leaving the organization after 21 years. The move comes less than two months before the IOC votes on “whether wrestling will be reinstated and take part in the 2020 Olympics.” Hull “insists his decision to step down after the world championships in late September had nothing to do with the tumultuous six months since his sport’s Olympics future became uncertain” (Colorado Springs GAZETTE, 7/24)....SMG Canada named KEN NOAKES GM for the new St. Catharines Spectator Facility in St. Catharines, Ontario. Noakes was most recently GM at the K-Rock Centre in Kingston, Ontario (SMG)....The AHL promoted NATHAN COSTA to VP/Team Business Services and MARIA LAURING to Dir of Team Business Analytics (AHL)....IMG College named luxury travel company Inspirato VP/Sales TIM SHANNEHAN VP/National Sales. Shannehan will be based in N.Y., reporting to IMG Senior VP/U.S. Business Development ANDREW JUDELSON (IMG College).
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