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Executive Transactions

Pro Football HOF President & CEO DAVID BAKER has received a five-year extension and will also "take the role" Johnson Controls HOF Village Chair. Baker will oversee the $889M mixed-use development under way around the Canton campus, as well as "continue running" the HOF. He has been with the HOF since '14 (AP, 12/17). Baker has been "commended for his efforts to increase the amount of national programming the Hall offers and to improve the nonprofit's financial situation" (, 12/17).

EXECS: Oak View Group will add Chase Center COO STEPHEN COLLINS in July. Collins joined the Warriors in his current role in May '15 and will have the same title with OVG. The $1B Chase Center is set to open in September. Collins in his current job is responsible for design, construction and operational efforts around the new facility. The Warriors plan to hire a GM for the arena who will work with Collins during the transition period (John Lombardo, THE DAILY)....Univ. of New Mexico Senior Associate AD & CFO ROB ROBINSON will leave the department to pursue a career in law. Robinson joined the school's athletics department in January (UNM).

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