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SBD/October 23, 2013/People and Pop Culture
Published October 23, 2013
EXECS: Fox Networks promoted Exec VP/Distribution MICHAEL BIARD to President of Distribution. He will report to Group Chair & CEO PETER RICE (VARIETY.com, 10/22)....Braves Special Assistant to the GM DICK BALDERSON announced his retirement after 16 years with the organization. The Braves named JEFF SCHUGEL Special Assistant to the GM & Major League Scout (Braves)....Richard Petty Motorsports has fired crew chief TODD PARROTT for "violating NASCAR's substance-abuse policy" after he was suspended indefinitely last week "for failing a random drug test." GREG EBERT was "elevated to interim crew chief" for the No. 43 Sprint Cup Series car driven by ARIC ALMIROLA (AP, 10/22)....The Sabres named former NHLer KEVYN ADAMS HARBORCenter Academy of Hockey VP & Dir (BIZJOURNALS.com, 10/22)....The LPGA promoted Senior Marketing Dir TINA BARNES-BUDD to Senior Dir of Social Media Marketing & Communications and Tour Media Manager KELLY THESIER to Media Communications Dir (LPGA).
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