Fox Sports has named PETE VLASTELICA Exec VP/Digital, representing a second major promotion for him in the past 14 months. Vlastelica was named Senior VP/Digital in January '13 and led a series of efforts that included a relaunch of FoxSports.com, a deep integration with sister operation FS1 and a successful live stream of Super Bowl XLVIII last month. Vlastelica, named to the '14 SportsBusiness Journal Forty Under 40 list, will continue to report to Fox Sports President & COO ERIC SHANKS. Vlastelica first aligned with Fox Sports in ‘10 when the company purchased the Yardbarker content network he co-founded four years earlier (Eric Fisher, Staff Writer).
EXECS: The PGA Tour Sanderson Farms Championship named IMG College GM for Jaguar Sports Marketing JOHN MERCER Dir of Sales; American Junior Golf Association VP/Tournament Operations JONAH BECK Dir of Operations; PGA Tour Event Coordinator DIANA GUSTAFSON Tournament Events Coordinator; and promoted Event Coordinator RENEE D'AGOSTINO to Tournament Services Manager (Sanderson Farms Championship)....N.Y.-based marketing firm The Strategic Agency named MLS Fire VP/Corporate Partnerships DAVE BECK VP/Business Development and promoted Marketing Coordinator JIMMY NICHOLSON to Account Exec and intern NINA PHAM to Marketing Coordinator (The Strategic Agency).
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