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People: Executive transactions

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 31 / 15

Baseball The Boston Red Sox hired Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations. General manager Ben Cherington stepped down from his position but will assist Dombrowski during the transition. Basketball The Los Angeles Lakers promoted Ryan West to director of player per...

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