Octagon Exec VP ANDRÉ SCHUNK has shifted over to a fellow IPG-owned firm -- media analytics consultancy Futures Sport + Entertainment -- where he will be GM/Americas. Schunk was an SBJ/SBD "Forty Under 40" honoree in '15. Schunk takes over the role previously held by CATIE GRIGGS, who left FS+E in August to join Atlanta United (THE DAILY).
GEAR HEADS: ISC named Front Row Motorsports Dir of Corporate Partnerships JACOB WYNE Senior Manager of Partnership Sales. Wyne will relocate from the Charlotte area to Daytona Beach. Meanwhile, Verizon IndyCar Series team Schmidt Peterson Motorsports named CSM Sport & Entertainment VP/Brand Strategy ERIC PINKHAM VP/Partner Strategy (Adam Stern, Staff Writer). Richmond Raceway named Pocono Raceway Senior Dir of Partnership Sales MICHAEL EVRANIAN Dir of Business Development (Richmond Raceway).
EXECS: The Rangers named former MLBer COLBY LEWIS Special Assistant to President of Baseball Operations & GM JON DANIELS (STAR-TELEGRAM.com, 11/6)....The Triple-A PCL Omaha Storm Chasers promoted the following: SEAN OLSON to Assistant GM/Sales; KERI FEYERHERM to Dir of HR & Administration; CODY STEWART to Client Services Manager; CODY SMOOT to Group Sales Exec; KENDALL HENDRIX to Ticket Operations Assistant; KACI LONG to Dir of Marketing & Communications; NICK SANDBERG to Theme Night Manager; and ANDREW ASBURY to Marketing & Promotions Coordinator. The Storm Chasers also named MICHAEL HERMAN Group Sales Exec and SARA HOWARD Sales Assistant. Meanwhile, the Storm Chasers also changed the following execs' job titles: NOAH DIERCKS to Dir of Grounds; SCOTT ROWEDDER to Grounds Manager; KATHLEEN EZELL to Special Events & Community Relations Coordinator; KORY FOSTER to Senior Ballpark Operations Assistant; and ANDREW GREEN to Media Operations Manger (Storm Chasers)....Electronic Arts named former NBA Int'l President and current Globicon President HEIDI UEBERROTH to its BOD (EA).
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