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Executive Transactions

The Buccaneers promoted the following: KRISTIN HAMWEY to VP/HR; HARRISON KIRSCHBAUM to Senior Marketing & Creative Services Coordinator; NELSON LUIS to VP/Communications, ZACK LUMLEY to Senior Business Administration Coordinator, STEPHEN LYNCH to Senior Producer; ALEX MORGAN to Senior Events & Entertainment Coordinator; ANDREW NORTON to Social Media Manager; CESAR RIVERA to Team Operations Coordinator; and MICHAEL VANDUYN to Senior Premium Sales Manager (THE DAILY).

THE RUSSIA HOUSE: Octagon Russia named MATTHIEU FENAERT Exec Dir ahead of this summer's FIFA Confederations Cup and next year's World Cup. Fenaert was previously Octagon Brazil co-Managing Dir. He will be based out of Octagon’s Moscow office. An eight-year Octagon vet, Fenaert led the organization's efforts and client-based campaigns for the last two World Cup cycles and the '16 Rio Games (Tyler Everett, SBD Global).

EXECS: Fenway Sports Management promoted KATE HOGAN to Dir of Consulting & Events and SHELBY AUBIN to Consulting & Events Coordinator. FSM also named MATHEW BERNSTEIN Digital Strategy & Partnership Development Manager and COURTNEY REILLY Manager of Consulting & Events Manager (FSM)....Kroenke Sports & Entertainment promoted Altitude President BEN BOYLAN to Exec VP/Partnership Marketing & Media Sales. Meanwhile Altitude promoted Senior VP/Production & Programming KEN MILLER to Exec VP, GM and Exec Producer (KS&E)....K.C.-based Tickets For Less named Royals Dir of Finance ADAM TYHURST CFO (, 4/18)....Tulane Univ. named Rice Univ. Associate AD/Marketing JANA WOODSON Associate AD/External Operations (Tulane)....Illinois Sports Facilities Authority CEO LOU BERTUCA is leaving his position. He will be replaced by ISFA COO ANTHONY O'NEILL (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 4/18)....Pacers Sports & Entertainment named former WNBAer TAMIKA CATCHINGS Dir of Player Programs & Franchise Development. Catchings' position will include participation with all three PS&E basketball franchises -- Pacers, Fever and the D-League Ft. Wayne Mad Ants (PS&E).

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