Madison Square Garden Co. named former Topps President & CEO RYAN O’HARA to the newly created role of President of Content, Distribution & Sales. O’Hara will have responsibility for the MSG Media division, the company’s overall technology area and its marketing partnership division. He will begin July 1 (MSG).
EXECS: EPL club Newcastle United Managing Dir DEREK LLAMBIAS “has resigned from his position with immediate effect.” The “shock announcement” follows the club yesterday naming JOE KINNEAR Dir of Football (London INDEPENDENT, 6/19)....The Univ. of Maryland-Baltimore County named Univ. of Missouri-K.C. AD TIM HALL to the same position. UMKC Senior Associate AD CARLA WILSON “will serve as the Kangaroos interim AD” (K.C. STAR, 6/18)....The Canadian Olympic Committee named former Canadian women's hockey player FRANCE ST-LOUIS Assistant Chef de Mission for the ’14 Sochi Olympics (CP, 6/18)....Wellness wear company AlignMed named former Reebok President & CEO ROBERT MEERS CEO (AlignMed)....The Utah Sports Commission named DAVID SIMMONS BOD Chair, replacing J. STEVEN PRICE. The Commission also named JAMES SORENSON Vice Chair/Private Sector, WAYNE NIEDERHAUSER Vice Chair/Public Sector, PETER MOUSKONDIS Treasurer and STEVE MILLER Head of the Strategic Advisory Committee (SLTRIB.com, 6/18).
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