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Executive Transactions04 / 17 / 14
The adidas Group promoted TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO MARK KING to President of adidas Group North America, effective June 1, succeeding PATRIK NILSSON , who is leaving for personal reasons. King will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in the North American market and report directl...
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Houston Mayor BOB LANIER appointed CALVIN MURPHY as the city''s Athletic Dir of Youth Sports (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 7/9)....A three-person tribunal is scheduled to hear evidence in a malpractice lawsuit
The NFL announced the retirement of Exec VP and League Counsel JAY MOYER, effective September 30 (SportsTicker).... The NAPBL has named MEGHAN MOLNAR Asst. Dir of Licensing (SportsTicker)....GORDIE CL
SportsChannel Ohio has promoted JIM COOK from Dir of Affiliate Relations to VP/Sales & Marketing (SC Ohio).... NEVILLE WATERS has been named to the newly created position of Marketing Manager at the W
According to sources, AL UNSER JR. has agreed to a new contract with ROGER PENSKE to remain with Marlboro Team Penske. There was speculation he was considering joining the IRL (NATIONAL SPEED SPORTS N
PespsiCo announced a "major change" in senior management, naming CRAIG WEATHERUP Chair & COO of Pepsi-Cola Co. beverage unit. He replaces CHRISTOPHER SINCLAIR who resigned (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/3).
MAGIC JOHNSON''s Magic Johnson Theatres is reportedly "considering" building multi-screen theaters in the downtown New York areas of Jamaica, Queens and Harlem (N.Y. TIMES, 7/3)....The Greek professio
FORBES lists American and foreign billionaires in their latest issue. Those with sports interests: PAUL ALLEN ($7.4B); JOHN KLUGE ($6.8B); PHIL KNIGHT ($5.12B); PHILIP ANSHCUTZ ($2.0B); RICHARD DEVOS
KRISTIE WILSON was named Merchandising Manager for Ruff Hewn Golf (Ruff Hewn)...ACOG expanded their Board of Directors by giving honored status to Former GA Gov. JOE FRANK HARRIS, former Atlanta Mayor
ESPN''s David Aldridge said Georgetown''s JEROME WILLIAMS "turned heads" when he signed with Advantage International''s LON BABBY, since top Georgetown picks have historically gone with DAVID FALK, wh
ED REYNOLDS, the former Patriots LB is nd now NFL Asst Dir of Development, overseeing the league''s uniform dress and licensing rules (PROV. JOURNAL BULLETIN, 6/30)....ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER''s role as