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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 19 / 18

Twitch co-Founder & COO KEVIN LIN is "stepping down from his role," and will be replaced by former Pandora COO SARA CLEMENS . Also joining the Twitch team is new SVP, Head of Platforms & Services MARK WEILER from Rubicon Project and Slack's AMIR SHEVAT , the new VP of developer experie...

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Belgian Division A side Standard de Liège President BRUNO VENANZI announced Sporting Advisor DANIEL VAN BUYTEN left the club. Club Sporting Dir OLIVIER RENARD will fill Van Buyten’s role and report to Venanzi ( Standard de Liège ). ... NBA Exec VP/Global Marketing Partnersh ...

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