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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 24 / 17

Tennis New Zealand appointed "experienced sports administrator" JULIE PATERSON  CEO. She has been at "the helm of the Netball Northern Zone and Mystics franchise for the past five years." In '15, Paterson was selected for the U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program. ...

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