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 ,...
Cavs GM WAYNE EMBRY will be honored tomorrow when he will be named the ''98 Black Professional of the Year by the BLACK PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION (AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, 2/27)....Mariners SS ALEX RODRI
DENNIS MANNION, Senior VP/Marketing for the Phillies, will leave the team to become Senior VP of Ascent Sports. Mannion has been with the Phillies since December ''81 and has served as a Sales Represe
The Seahawks named former WR PAUL JOHNS as Assistant Dir of Community Outreach (Seahawks)....ESPN named NICHOLAS PLOWMAN to the new position of Dir of Syndication Sales, Asia Pacific region. Plowman w
Three of MIKE TYSON''s new advisers say that "when Tyson sues DON KING for fraud, it will be for at least $45 million," according to Jack Newfield of the N.Y. POST. Newfield reports that King was "dou
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CAMMI GRANATO and TARA LIPINSKI were among those attending the Grammy''s last night. Lipinski joined BOYZ II MEN to present the award for Best Pop Album. Other Grammy sights: Best Rap Solo Performance
In N.Y., Neal Travis reported that Marquee Group CEO BOB GUTKOWSKI has pitched a story to "Law and Order" creator DICK WOLF "about a certain athlete''s story and what a great TV series it would make"
ESPN announced that PAUL SLAGLE has been promoted to VP/Integrated Sales & Marketing. Slagle had been Dir of Integrated Sales & Marketing, a position to which RANDY GERSTENBLATT has now been named. Ge
BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that CHIP CAMPBELL has left Clarion/Performance Prop. for IMG''s NY-based corporate consulting group. Lefton adds that Nike is seeking a GROUP DIRECTOR for its Michae
STEVE SKINNER has joined IL-based Kemper Sports Management as VP/Corporate Development & Corporate Affairs (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 2/24)....ADAM BARRETT was promoted from VP/Finance to Exec VP of the Lipton
Patriots Founder BILLY SULLIVAN died yesterday in FL, of cancer at the age of 82. Sullivan was Sports Publicity Dir at his alma mater, BC, in the ''30s; PR Dir of the NL Boston Braves; and leading fou