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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 21 / 17

Sports marketing agency Dark Horses named DEAN MADDERS its first partnerships manager. Madders has spent the last seven years at National Rugby League side Brisbane Broncos and most recently worked on a "significant re-structure" of the club's apparel partnership program. He was also "a part of th...

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