IndyCar named Indianapolis Motor Speedway Productions President & COO ROBBY GREENE COO. Greene will “serve in a dual capacity until a more permanent day-to-day leader is found for the sanctioning body of the sport.” IMS VP/Communications DOUG BOLES will become COO, allowing IMS President & CEO JEFF BELSKUS “to focus on broader issues” with new Hulman & Co. CEO MARK MILES. IMS Senior VP/Operations MEL HARDER will “move to a new role" overseeing MotoGP Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix at IMS (INDYSTAR.com, 1/14).
EXECS: The Colts named Chargers Player Personnel Dir JIMMY RAYE VP/Football Operations (INDYSTAR.com, 1/14). Raye will be top assistant to Colts GM RYAN GRIGSON, a position held last year by new Chargers GM TOM TELESCO (UTSANDIEGO.com, 1/14)….The Triple-A Int’l League Charlotte Knights named SEAN OWENS Ticket Sales & Hospitality Dir, MARGIE BURLESON Special Events/Sales Exec, MARK KRIZANIK Account Exec and AUDREY STANEK Sponsorship Services Manager (Knights)….Eastern Tennessee State Univ. AD DAVE MULLINS will officially retire on June 30. He will become a special assistant to the president for athletics, a position which will focus on fundraising and facility development. VCU AD RICHARD SANDER will serve as ETSU Interim AD (ETSU)….Penn State Univ.-Abington named St. Mary’s College of Maryland Assistant AD SHAWNE MCCOY Athletic Recreation Dir (PSU-Abington)….The ’14 Special Olympics USA Games named RACHEL GARY Communications Dir (Special Olympics)….The Sarasota Herald Tribune named Lakeland Ledger Preps Editor SOLANGE REYNER Deputy Sports Editor (THE DAILY).
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