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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 01 / 15

The Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) has appointed STEFAN HOLZ as its new managing director, effective on Tuesday. Holz is replacing JAN POMMER ,   who left the league in the summer ( BBL ). FOOTBALL FOUNDATION APPOINTMENTS :  CHRIS POWELL  was named an ambassador for the Football ...

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