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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 11 / 28 / 16

Baseball The Indianapolis Indians named Bruce Schumacher chairman of the board and chief executive officer and Randy Lewandowski president and general manager.   Colleges The American Athletic Conference named Eric Ziady chief financial officer. Ziady was athletic direc...

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People: Executive transactions

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