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Executive Transactions

Jordan Brand named Nickelodeon Senior VP/Sports Marketing & Development ANTHONY DICOSMO Global Head of Sports Marketing. DiCosmo, who will be based out of Nike's Beaverton HQ, will report to NICO HARRISON, who oversees Nike's sports marketing for basketball and Jordan Brand. DiCosmo, an SBJ/SBD "Forty Under 40" honoree in '16, wrote in an e-mail, "I will ensure Jordan Brand has the right athletes to authenticate the brand and inspire our fearless consumer across all sports" (Adam Stern, THE DAILY).

EXECS: The Seahawks named Covington & Burling attorney ALEN CISIJA Associate Counsel. Cisija has previously worked for the NFL as a legal fellow (THE DAILY)....The Braves named Astros Dir of Research & Development MIKE FAST Special Assistant to the GM (, 11/7)....Architectural firm Populous promoted the following to Associate: ROSARIO CHO (Brisbane); HENRY COATES (Brisbane); NICK FITZGERALD (Sydney); JACK KATO (Singapore); ALEXA LEE (Singapore); ASHISH SHRIVASTAV (Delhi); LUCAS BERGSTROM (K.C.); NICHOLAS CAPRARIO (K.C.); DANIEL COLEMAN (K.C.); CHRISTOPHER COLLINS (K.C.); BRIDGET GRAMLICH (K.C.); MICHAEL HOELSCHER (K.C.); AARON JONES (K.C.); MICHAEL KINARD (Denver); PATRICK KNIGHT (K.C.); NICHOLAS MALYON (K.C.); LEO MANGIMELLI (K.C.); ELIZABETH MARTINEZ (Denver); DANIEL MOLINA (K.C.); ANA PAZ (K.C.); MEGAN RAND (K.C.); ASHLEY SIMPSON (K.C.); DANIELLE WHITELAW (Denver); FABIANO D'AMATO (London); TAO JIANG (London); BETH MCCAREY (London); ANDREW RIEPER (London); SCOTT ROGERS (London); MARIA VLCAKOVA (London); and SIN JAE YOO (London) (Populous)....Singapore-based MMA outfit One Championship named former UFC fighter MIESHA TATE VP. Tate retired from the UFC in '16 (, 11/8)....The Professional Tennis Registry promoted Dir of Education BRIAN PARKKONEN to COO (PTR).

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