Executive TransactionsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 07 / 15
Fox Sports Digital named USA Today Sports Media Group VP/Digital Strategy MARK PESAVENTO Senior VP/Content. Pesavento, who helped launch USA Today’s "For the Win" site, will oversee all editorial and video content development for the company, as well as manage Fox Sports’ social m...
PRINCE NASEEM HAMED is the focus of USA TODAY''s sports cover story, and Christopher Winner writes the boxer has a "rumored" $20M deal with adidas and "unabashedly puts himself in a category with [MUH
"Fox Sports News" named ABC News veteran STEVE TELLO as VP. He will oversee the daily operations for various facets of Fox Sports Net''s L.A.-based news division. Tello was a Senior Producer for ABC''
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR is developing a TV movie about the life of the black inventor LEWIS HOWARD LATIMER, who worked with THOMAS EDISON on the development of the electric light bulb (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 4/
"Several key positions have been eliminated in a shuffle at the Corel Centre in the name of efficiency," according to Stuart McCarthy of the OTTAWA SUN. ROY MLAKAR, who had been the Ogden Entertainmen
PAT O''GRADY, a 12-year exec with Etonic, is leaving the company, according to Lynn Henning of GOLFWEEK. O''Grady was hired in ''86 as Senior VP & GM at Etonic after 12 years at FootJoy. When Spalding
REGHAN GUPTILL joined the staff of Minor League Baseball as Manager of the Baseball Trade Show for the Professional Baseball Promotion Corp., a subsidiary of the NAPBL (NAPBL)....Raycom Sports announc
KARL MALONE will start acting classes at the Strasberg Institute in New York after the season (N.Y. POST, 4/14). ...In Tampa, H.A. Branham reports that a "friend" of MARY PIERCE''s family said that sh
ESPN STAR Sports, a joint venture between ESPN and News Corp.''s STAR TV network, announced a series of management changes: CHRIS MCDONALD moves to Senior VP/Strategic Planning from VP/Marketing; Seni
USA Network Founder, Chair & CEO KAY KOPLOVITZ said she was leaving the company. BARRY DILLER, whose HSN Inc. agreed to acquire USA Network last October, is expected to assume direct control (N.Y. TIM
Former Cowboys coach BARRY SWITZER has signed with creative manager STEVEN FENTON and has met with producers MIKE TOLLIN and ROBERT WUHL of "Arli$$," who will write an episode of their show around Swi