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NFL Looking For New CMO After Waller's Role Shifts; Grubman Focusing On L.A. Team

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 14

The NFL is conducting a search for a new CMO after a series of high-level organizational changes, outlined in a memo sent yesterday by NFL Commissioner ROGER GOODELL to teams and league officials. MARK WALLER is dropping his CMO title to fully focus on international, a role he previously had bef...

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