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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 02 / 15

John Anthony JOHN ANTHONY is the president & CEO of Anthony Travel, a U.S.-based travel partner of more than 50 university athletic departments. Anthony Travel served as the official travel partner for coll...

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07/31/14
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07/30/14
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Nike Golf "announced two new appointments to its global senior management team," with SIMON PARKHILL appointed to the role of GM of Nike Golf Japan, and BRIAN KARL to the position of commercial sales director of Nike Golf EMEA. Since arriving at Nike in '01, Parkhill "has played a number of key ...

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