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Executive Transactions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 27 / 15

Fox Sports formally announced new titles for execs in the wake of restructuring. JAMIE HOROWITZ will be in the newly created position of Fox Sports national president. JOHN ENTZ becomes president of production and DAVID NATHANSON becomes head of business operations. Fox Sports Regional Network...

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