SMG promoted GREGG CAREN to Exec VP/Convention & Exhibition Centers and DOUG THORNTON to Exec VP/Stadiums & Arenas. Both will report to President & CEO WES WESTLEY. SMG also promoted BOB MCCLINTOCK to COO/Convention Centers, HARRY CANN and JOE ROMANO to Senior VPs/Stadiums & Arenas and GARY MCANENEY to Senior VP/Finance (SMG)....Iowa Speedway CEO DOUG FRITZ resigned after two years. The track announced the move yesterday and said that Fritz "left to pursue another opportunity." Track President STAN CLEMENT will add the CEO's duties to his job description (AP, 9/10)....Rice Univ. named Stanford Univ. Senior Associate AD/Development JOE KARLGAARD AD (Rice)....SMU named KURT POTTKOTTER Senior Associate AD/Development. Pottkotter has led the school's National Major Giving team since '10 (SMU)....Former Ontario Premier DAVID PETERSON was named '15 Pan Am Games Organizing Committee Chair, replacing ROGER GARLAND, who has held the post since '09 (CP, 9/9)....The Marketing Arm named ALYSON BRESLIN to head its recruiting efforts (The Marketing Arm)....The First Tee of Greater Houston named DOUG EARLE Exec Dir (First Tee).
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