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IMG Names Fox Sports Exec Karen Brodkin President Of Business Affairs

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 03 / 14

IMG on Tuesday named KAREN BRODKIN President of Business Affairs. The longtime Fox Sports exec will work out of IMG’s office in L.A. and manage all of IMG’s legal and contractual work worldwide. The position is the latest in a series created by IMG’s new owner WME as it looks to ...

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