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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 22 / 17

Hockey Australia CEO CAMERON VALE is "leaving after nearly four years to join another national federation, believed to be Baseball Australia." New HA President MELANIE WOOSNAM  announced that Vale will leave on March 3 and GM of Hockey BEN HARTUNG  will "step in" as interim CEO while a...

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