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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 18 / 18

Copa90 "bolstered its leadership roster" with the appointment of ED TURNER as chief media officer. Arriving with more than 15 years' experience in digital media, including a six-year spell at Engine Group, Turner "will get to work on further boosting commercial interest in Copa90 ahead of this sum...

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