Ilitch Holdings named Detroit-based cloud-computing business Covisint Corp. CMO DOUG KUIPER VP/Corporate Communications. Kuiper replaces JOHN HAHN for the company, whose businesses include the Tigers and Red Wings. As part of his new job, Kuiper "will handle communications" for the $650M hockey arena district project the ILITCHES have under way in downtown Detroit. Hahn "is relocating his family" to join his wife, DANA, in DC (CRAINSDETROIT.com, 5/6).
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