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Liz Mullen

Staff writer Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing.

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CAA China Names Former Special Olympics Int'l Regional President Mary Gu Shuhang CEO

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 18 / 17

The newly-formed CAA China named MARY GU SHUHANG  as CEO. Gu has held several exec positions with the Special Olympics and was most recently Special Olympics int'l regional president & managing director, East Asia. Gu has been hired to build upon Creative Artists Agency's 12 years of ...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, China

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SportsBusiness Daily: MLBPA Launching Social Networking App

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SportsBusiness Journal: Hollywood agencies gather up broadcast talent

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