Quiksilver co-Founder BOB MCKNIGHT “will step down this month as CEO," and will be replaced by former Disney Consumer Products Chair ANDY MOONEY. McKnight, who started in his role in ’91, will become Exec Chair. The changes will be effective Jan. 11. McKnight said that Quiksilver “was looking for a successor with experience with bigger brands, electronic commerce and global reach” (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 1/3)….NBC Owned Television Stations promoted MARION TAORMINA to Senior VP/Olympics & Sports Sales, in charge of the division’s newly created Sports vertical (NBCU)….Temple Univ. named SEAN PADDEN Football Operations Dir (PHILLY.com, 12/31).
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