The Thunder hired former Magic GM ROB HENNIGAN. Hennigan's position was not reported, but he "could be in line to fill some of the duties" of former Assistant GM MICHAEL WINGER, who reportedly left to become Clippers GM (NEWSOK.com, 9/13)....The Jazz named Bucks Assistant GM JUSTIN ZANIK to the same position. The team also promoted Basketball Operations Consultant DAVID MORWAY to Assistant GM and Basketball Operations Assistant STEVEN SCHWARTZ to Dir of Basketball Operations (DESERETNEWS.com, 9/13).
EXECS: Olympics agency Chicago Sports & Entertainment Partners has added former BP Head of Olympic/Paralympic Marketing GEORGE BAUERNFEIND as its fourth partner. Bauernfeind will help build a sponsorship consulting business for CESP, best known today as a representation agency for Current and retired Olympians (Ben Fischer, Staff Writer)....The Vikings hired 18-year-old JONAH STILLMAN to "find new ways to connect with the new generation." Known as the "Gen Z guru," Stillman is expected to consult the team on "marketing, digital media content and strategy as well as STEM opportunities with the Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center and workplace culture" (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 9/14)....Combate Americas named FanDuel GM of Integrated Partnerships MIKE PINE CRO (Combate).
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