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WME-IMG Hires Former GM Exec Chris Liddell To Replace Peter Klein As CFOPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14
WME-IMG today announced it hired former Microsoft and GM CFO CHRIS LIDDELL . The New Zealander will replace PETER KLEIN as CFO of the organization. Liddell is familiar with IMG, having served on the company’s board in '11 at the request of late IMG Chair TED FORSTMANN . He previously ...
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