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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 24 / 16

HARVEY SCHILLER  "is stepping down as commercial commissioner" of the America's Cup. America's Cup Event Authority Chief Marketing & Communications Officer WILL CHIGNELL  said that it was "Schiller's decision to leave." Schiller "has held the position for two years." He did not ...

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