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Staff writer John Lombardo covers basketball and the Arena Football League.

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WNBA Hires Coca-Cola Exec Lisa Borders To Succeed Laurel Richie As President

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 10 / 16

The NBA has named Coca-Cola exec Lisa Borders WNBA President. Borders comes to the WNBA after working as chair of the Coca-Cola Foundation and VP/Global Community Affairs since '13. She replaces Laurel Richie, who left last November after working for the league since '11. Borders will star...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, WNBA

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