Executive TransactionsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 03 / 15
SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL's Michael Smith reports Atlanta-based collegiate marketing firm MELT "recently acquired Ninja Multimedia, a small digital and technology firm that already has a strong foothold in the college space." The Atlanta-based Ninja and its five employees, including CEO DREW PEARSON ,...
SportsWire will hold a Symposium on Sports Marketing and Media Relations at the Official All-Star Cafe in NYC on July 15. Participants include IBM Dir of Communications for Worldwide Olympic & Sports
JACK NICKLAUS'' "remarkable streak" of 154 consecutive majors played will come to an end with this year''s British Open, after Nicklaus informed officials that he will not be playing in the tournament
Rose Bowl President AL MOSES has "stepped down." DANIEL CASTRO will succeed Moses, who has served in the volunteer position for five years. Moses said he needed to "get back to my legal practice" (L.A
DENNIS RODMAN, "shirtless, shoeless and guzzling wine from a bottle, bounded onstage during" a PEARL JAM concert Sunday night in Dallas. Rodman became "hellbent" on performing the entire show with the
SLOC named BRUCE DWORSHAK Dir of Press Operations for the 2002 Winter Olympics. Dworshak was a Senior Press Operations Official at the ''84 Summer Games, and was "brought in late to rectify" Atlanta''
Seahawks/Trail Blazers Owner PAUL ALLEN made a $1.5M donation to forest-protection group Friends of Opal Creek (OREGONIAN, 7/6)....Former Bears QB SID LUCKMAN died Sunday in FL of an apparent heart at
BOBBY GOLDWATER was named Senior VP & GM of the Staples Center. He was most recently VP/Facilities Presentation at Madison Square Garden. In addition, KEVIN MURPHY was named VP/Development at Staples
MARK MCCORMACK''s efforts with IMG MUSIC are profiled in ATTACHE magazine and Michael Cannell writes, "Nobody has done more than McCormack to turn sports into big business. Now he is trying to do the
Nike promoted Dir of Int''l Marketing JULIET MORAN to VP & Global Brand Dir for Running. Nike also promoted Dir of Global Brand Marketing MIKE WILSKEY to VP & Global Brand Marketing Dir (Nike)....PHIL
Brookline, MA, "is buzzing" about Reebok CEO PAUL FIREMAN''s new "massive" 27,000-square-foot, $12M home, which is under construction next to The Brookline Country Club (BOSTON HERALD, 6/30)....Comedi