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SBJ/November 12-18, 2012/People and Pop Culture
People: Executive transactions
Published November 12, 2012, Page 28
The Detroit Tigers hired Scott Bream as director of pro scouting. Bream was major league scout and special assistant to the general manager for the San Diego Padres.
The independent Frontier League’s Washington (Pa.) Wild Things hired Jay Miller as account executive.
The Indiana Fever promoted Kelly Krauskopf to president and general manager.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke named Dan Kenney chief of staff in the office of the chancellor. Kenney was athletic director.
The New Hampshire Motor Speedway promoted Tim Renyi to vice president of corporate sales.
Churchill Downs Racetrack hired Monica Edwards as vice president of marketing. Edwards was vice president of marketing and communications at Vera Bradley.
The Humana Challenge named Bob Marra executive director and chief executive officer. Marra was chief executive officer of Marra Enterprises.
The Columbus Blue Jackets named John Davidson president of hockey operations. Davidson was president of hockey operations for the St. Louis Blues.
Wasserman Media Group’s golf division named Navin Singh vice president of digital.
Inspira Marketing Group named Steve Kirkpatrick vice president of business development. Kirkpatrick was senior business
Turner Broadcasting hired Howard Shimmel as senior vice president of ad sales and sports research. Shimmel was executive vice president of Nielsen Media and advertising analytics.
Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast named Greg Barckhoff general sales manager of CSS Sports Properties. Barckhoff was the owner of Sports Fan Properties.
Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic named Nicole Darin anchor and reporter. Darin was a freelance anchor and reporter for Comcast SportsNet Chicago.
MSG Networks named Ocean MacAdams senior vice president of programming and acquisitions. MacAdams was general manager of The Warner Sound, Warner Music Group’s premium YouTube channel.
The YES Network named Greg Anthony game analyst for the Brooklyn Nets.
World TeamTennis’ Sacramento Capitals named Kolleen McNamee general manager. McNamee was athletic director at Saint Francis High School.
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