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Hangin' With... Rio 2016 Licensing, Retail & Concessions General Manager Sylmara Multini

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 31 / 14

SYLMARA MULTINI is the general manager of licensing, retail and concessions for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Prior to joining Rio 2016, Multini worked for the Walt Disney Company and toymaker Mattel. As the head of Rio 2016’s licensing and retail, Multini oversees the development and distribu...

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