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04 / 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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05/31/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CHARLIE RUTMAN has been hired by D''Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles to run the consolidated Coca-Cola media planning business. He was formerly an Exec VP and Media Manager for Bates USA (INSIDE MEDIA, 5/2

Tags: Coca-Cola, People and Pop Culture

05/31/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The 4th annual Multiple Sports for Multiple Sclerosis (MS for MS) sports spectacular will be held tomorrow at UCLA. SAM CASSELL, ROBERT HORRY, JANET EVANS, and RODNEY PEETE will all take part in the b

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, People and Pop Culture

05/30/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Effective June 1, DREW SHEINMAN, Creator and Exec Producer of Coca-Cola''s Olympic City, is starting his own lifestyle marketing firm in Atlanta. The firm will be called Drew Sheinman Enterprises (THE

Tags: Coca-Cola, Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT

05/30/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The Univ. of Kentucky sports information office has issued a release from head basketball coach RICK PITINO saying he has turned down the Nets'' offer to coach and have complete operational control of

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

05/29/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

RAY ALLEN has signed a management agreement with Advantage Int''l ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 5/28)....Clarion Marketing & Communications announced the following appointments: ERIC LEVINE, Account Supervis

Tags: ESPN, NBA, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/29/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Nike CEO PHIL KNIGHT has donated $25M to his alma matter, the Univ. of Oregon, to be used toward construction of a new Law School Center and professors'' endowment fund. UO President Dave Frohnmayer:

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, Nike, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/29/96
CORPORATE WORLD OF ROGER PENSKE EXPLORED BY N.Y. TIMES

The multi-billion dollar "transportation empire" of ROGER PENSKE was examined by the N.Y. TIMES on Sunday. In addition to the publicly traded Penske Motorsports Inc. (which includes speedways in MI, C

Tags: Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture

05/24/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Microsoft Co-founder and Blazers Owner PAUL ALLEN, who signed an exclusive 14-month option to purchase the Seahawks last month, has invested in Capstone Turbine Corp. through his Vulcan Ventures Inc.

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Houston Rockets, Microsoft, Nike, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

05/24/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

GREG MILLARD was promoted to Manager, Marketing Services at Old Greenwich, CT-based Twenty-First Century Marketing Group, Inc. He was previously Account Dir (21 Marketing).

Tags: People and Pop Culture

05/23/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

DEION SANDERS will reportedly receive $2M to star in an action flick that begins filming February ''97 (PEOPLE DAILY, 5/22)....In court papers filed yesterday, JOY CULVERHOUSE, wife of the late Bucs o

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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