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SBJ/November 10 - 16, 2003/Careerspeople
Published November 10, 2003
The New York Mets named Jim Duquette general manager.
Craig Purcell was named corporate sales manager for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Aramark named Kate Shields communications manager.
The MasterCard Alamo Bowl elevated Derrick Fox to president and chief executive officer; Julie Baker to vice president, operations; and Rick Hill to vice president, marketing and communications.
Fox (left), Baker and Hill (right)
John Kolner was named general manager of the Arena Football League's Indiana Firebirds.
Todd Poulsen joined the San Diego Chargers as senior director of ticket sales and service.
The World Hockey Association 2 appointed Jenn Green to director of community relations and Mike Eruzione to its board of governors as co-chairman and senior adviser.
Bob Pulford was named interim general manager of the Chicago Blackhawks.
Tod Hartje was named commissioner of the Midwest Elite AAA Hockey League.
Christy Grady was named director of special events at 16W Marketing.
Jamie Nehasil was named marketing director for Tri Star Sports and Entertainment Group in Brentwood, Tenn.
Boating Life, published by World Publications, promoted Randy Vance to editor-in-chief and Robert Stephens to editor, and Seth Olsen was hired as art director.
Vance (left), Stephens and Olsen (right)
John Cooper was named vice president and associate general counsel for Turner Sports Inc.
Geoff Calkins, sports columnist at The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal, was named to co-host "Sportstime" with George Lapides on WHBQ-AM.
The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association hired George Eichorn as executive administrator.
David Bonfield was named general manager for Youbet.com's Eastern region and Jeff True as the Western region general manager.
Charlie Wright was hired as general manager and Michael Boyle as director of performance for the Athletes' Performance training center at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
SPORTING GOODS AND APPAREL
Hollowell (left), Chek
Rick Kerpsack was promoted to vice president of sales at Wilson Golf and Racquet Sports, replacing John Embree.
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