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W Sportsmedia CEO Says New Firm Will Have Broad Mission In Sports Marketing Landscape

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 22 / 14

Int’l sports marketing firm W sportsmedia CEO David Nilsson, whose company recently opened its head office in Stockholm, Sweden, said the new firm will have a broad mission with units dedicated to the sale of sponsorships and media rights, production and athlete representation. Nilsson, a form...

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