SBD/August 29, 2014/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

Churchill Downs Inc. promoted President & COO BILL CARSTANJEN to the role of CEO, while former CEO BOB EVANS remains BOD Chair. Carstanjen becomes CDI's 12th CEO since the company was founded in 1874. He had been in his former role since March '11, when Evans became BOD Chair and "relinquished the president's title." Evans "will continue to have a full-time, daily role with the casino and racing company." Meanwhile, CDI CFO BILL MUDD will now add the title of President that Carstanjen held (Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL, 8/28).

EXECS: FIBA elected USA Basketball CEO & Exec Dir JIM TOOLEY to its Central Board for '14-19. FIBA also named FIBA Americas President HORACIO MURATORE as President for '14-19, succeeding YVAN MAININI, who served in the capacity since '10 (FIBA)...The Int'l Tennis HOF named BNP Paribas Open Founder CHARLES PASARELL as Int'l Committee Chair (Palm Springs DESERT SUN, 8/29)....Portland State Univ. AD MICHAEL "TORRE" CHISHOLM is leaving after more than seven years to pursue other opportunities, effective Oct. 31 (PSU)....Holy Cross named BILL BALL AD/Ticket Sales & Operations (Holy Cross)....Stillman College names CASSANDRA "CC" MOORER interim AD, effective Aug. 26 (Stillman)....Gannon Univ. named LISA GODDARD MCGUIRK AD (Gannon)....Wells College named Ithaca College Associate AD MICHAEL LINDBERG AD (Wells)....Westwood One Senior VP & Dir of Corporate Sports MICHAEL SCHRECK is leaving the company after eight years (THE DAILY).

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