SBD/August 16, 2017/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

Hendrick Motorsports promoted VP & CFO SCOTT LAMPE to Exec VP, making him the company's third-ranking officer behind President & COO MARSHALL CARLSON and Owner RICK HENDRICK. HMS also promoted VP/Competition KEN HOWES to VP & Chief of Staff; Dir of Engine Operations JEFF ANDREWS to VP/Competition and Team Manager BRAIN WHITESELL to the newly created position of VP/Operations (HMS). 

EXECS: The World Surf League named UFC Senior VP and Head of Int'l & Content JOSEPH CARR Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Int'l. He will start in September (THE DAILY)....Learfield named BILL GLENN VP & GM of its two Louisville-based properties, Univ. of Louisville athletics and the Louisville Arena Sports & Entertainment Properties, which manages the partner platform for KFC Yum! Center (Learfield)....The NHRA named JESSICA HATCHER Senior Dir of PR & Communications. She will report to Senior VP/Media & Marketing GLENN CROMWELL (NHRA)....Monumental Sports & Entertainment named GRANT PARANJAPE Dir of esports Team & Business Operations. Paranjape was previously with Rochester-based esports franchise Splyce, where he secured partner relationships and led strategic business initiatives (Prodigy)....Sources said that former NBAer TAYSHAUN PRINCE will "soon be named" Special Assistant to Grizzlies GM CHRIS WALLACE (COMMERCIALAPPEAL.com, 8/15). 

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