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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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TVN CFO JOHN DRISCOLL  resigned from his position. Driscoll, who is also quitting as VP of the TVN management board, "will continue with the company in an advisory capacity for a specified period of time." PIOTR KORYCKI , the member of the TVN management board in charge of business controllin ...

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FA Group Commercial Dir STUART TURNER  has decided to leave the organization after this season's FA Cup Final. He will step down after 11 years at the FA where, for the last four years, he has been FA Group commercial director. Turner joined the FA as head of broadcast in '04 and went on to be ...

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Former Chelsea Manager BOBBY CAMPBELL "died at the age of 78." Campbell managed the London side from '88-91, "leading them to promotion to the top flight of English football in 1989 and the following year to a fifth-place finish, Chelsea's best performance for 20 years." The Liverpudlian "also man ...

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