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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 20 / 15

Canadian KEITH PELLEY  has been named as the new CEO of the European Tour, succeeding GEORGE O'GRADY . O'Grady announced in November that he would be "stepping down from his role but would continue until a permanent successor was found." Pelley will "replace him from this summer, wi...

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