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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 26 / 16

Bayern Munich has appointed PHILIPP MOKROHS "to the newly created position of head of brand management." The 37-year-old "previously worked as the director of business and client development at Landor Associates" ( SPONSORs, 7/25 ). ... The "tumultuous leadership" of Australian Football L...

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