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Executive Transactions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 27 / 17

The USTA named USGA Head of Products PAUL MAYA CTO. He will report to Exec Dir & COO GORDON SMITH ( USTA ). ... Two Circles named  MATT CUTLER  head of communications. Cutler will have "responsibility for building on the strength" of Two Circles' reputation in the U.K. as it c...

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