Octagon promoted Exec VP JEFF EHRENKRANZ to Managing Dir of Europe, Middle East & India. Ehrenkranz, who relocated from Connecticut to the U.K., replaces GLENN LOVETT, who is leaving the company for another career opportunity. Octagon U.K. also promoted VP TIM COLLINS and Octagon Australia GM GARRY DODS to co-Managing Dirs (Octagon).
EXECS: The Blues announced yesterday a five-year contract extension for GM DOUG ARMSTRONG through at least the ’17-18 season (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 1/17)….The Browns named Jaguars General Counsel SASHI BROWN Exec VP & General Counsel and named Padres Senior VP/Business Operations BRENT STEHLIK Exec VP & Chief Revenue Officer (Browns)….The Orioles announced yesterday contract extensions through the ’18 season for Exec VP/Baseball Operations DAN DUQUETTE and manager BUCK SHOWALTER (Orioles)….The ACC yesterday named Florida Citrus Sports Properties Manager MICHAEL STRICKLAND Senior Associate Commissioner/Football Operations. The ACC also announced that Senior Associate Commissioner/PR & Marketing AMY YAKOLA will oversee the Communications Department and promoted BEN TARIO to Assistant Commissioner for Football, Multimedia & Legal Affairs (ACC)….Rhode Island College named GREG O’CONNOR Assistant AD (PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.com, 1/15)….Intrust Bank Arena named Univ. of Arkansas Assistant Dir of Marketing & Promotions JOSH HOWELL Marketing Manager (SMG)....Media rights firm MP & Silva is launching a new office in Paris, the company's eighth office in Europe and its 15th globally. Country Dir PIERRICK YSERN will work in Paris with Managing Dir for Europe ROBERTO DALMIGLIO (MP & Silva).
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