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SBJ/April 21-27, 2014/People and Pop Culture
People: Executive transactions
Published April 21, 2014, Page 23
The Arizona Diamondbacks promoted Matt Helmeid to special projects and brand development director and named John Krazit baseball operations data analyst.
The independent Can-Am League’s New Jersey Jackals named Ryan Moore group sales representative.
The Cleveland Indians promoted Court Berry-Tripp to assistant director of baseball information.
The Pittsburgh Pirates named Drew Cloud executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer. Cloud was vice president in the team marketing and business operations division of the NBA.
Tulane University named Barbara Burke deputy athletic director and chief operating officer, effective in late April. Burke was athletic director at Eastern Illinois University.
Florida A&M University named Kellen Winslow Sr. athletic director.
New Mexico State University named Fred Heinrich associate athletic director for development and Suzanne Rosell director of sponsorship and sales.
Troy University named Steve Stroud senior associate athletic director for external affairs, Hannah Mason assistant director of development for special events, Steve Sikes general manager of Troy Sports Properties and Jessica Lynch account executive for Troy Sports Properties.
BMO Harris Bradley Center named Doug Johnson booking director. Johnson is co-founder of Pursuit Live, a Milwaukee-area talent agency.
Delaware North Cos. Sportservice named Donald Versace senior director and general manager of TD Garden.
Global Spectrum named Shashank Gairola general manager of Florida State University’s Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Gairola was general manager of SpiritBank Event Center in Tulsa, Okla.
The Buffalo Bills named Alexandra Vitale multimedia reporter. Vitale was a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor at WTVN-TV in Columbus, Ga.
PGA Country Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla., named Holly Taylor general manager. Taylor was director of the PGA Center for Golf Learning & Performance at PGA Village.
The Tampa Bay Lightning promoted Steve Griggs to president of the Lightning and Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Hockey Canada president and chief executive officer Bob Nicholson will step down, effective June 1.
CAA Sports promoted Jordan Harnsberger to executive.
Team One promoted Jamie Elliott to account supervisor for experiential marketing. The marketing company also named Dylan Bohanan and Courtney Muller account coordinators for experiential marketing.
Havas Sports & Entertainment named Bruno Baracho managing director for the company’s office in São Paulo, Brazil. Baracha led new business development and strategic client accounts with 9ine Sports & Entertainment.
Bleacher Report named Scott Miller national baseball columnist. Miller was a baseball writer for CBSSports.com.
British Telecommunications named Delia Bushell managing director of BT TV and Sport, effective in July. Bushell was chief commercial officer at Sky Italia.
CBSSports.com named Jon Solomon a national college football writer. Solomon was an enterprise reporter for The Birmingham News.
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