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Hangin' With ... World Surf League Chief Commercial Officer Mark Noonan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 16

MARK NOONAN is the chief commercial officer of the World Surf League. Noonan joined what was then called the Association of Surfing Professionals in July '14 -- ASP changed its name to WSL in '15. Noonan is based out of the league's N.Y. office and tasked with growing the organization's revenue st...

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