SBD/March 3, 2014/People and Pop Culture
Published March 3, 2014
MLS DC United named Monumental Sports & Entertainment Senior VP/Corporate Partnerships TOM HUNT COO, replacing MICHAEL WILLIAMSON, who has been named Serie A club Inter Milan CFO. Both DC United and Inter Milan are owned by ERICK THOHIR. The club also promoted VP/Development & Partnerships MIKE SCHOENBRUN to Chief Revenue Officer (DC United).
EXECS: U.S. Soccer Federation President SUNIL GULATI was unanimously re-elected to the position. Gulati, who ran unopposed in the election, enters his third four-year term, having served in the role since '06 (USSF)....ESPN named Longhorn Network Producer JOE DISNEY to the same position with the soon-to-be-launched SEC Network. Disney will handle the net’s “SEC Nation” traveling pregame show (ESPN)….Octagon has hired TRU Sports Group President MICHAEL SWENSON, who was certified by the NFLPA in ’12, to work in its football division (Liz Mullen, Staff Writer)….The Int’l Tennis Federation named Scottish Football Association Commercial & Marketing Dir KENNY MACLEOD Exec Dir of Commercial (ITF).
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