Sabres Senior VP/Administration and HarborCenter GM MICHAEL GILBERT "has resigned" from both jobs. This "comes on the heels of the departure" of HarborCenter VP & Dir of Hockey and NWHL Buffalo Beauts GM NIK FATTEY. However, a source "insisted that the two departures are unrelated." Gilbert "served in a variety of roles" with the Sabres. He was the team's longtime PR Dir and its "most prominent media contact before transitioning" to a VP role in '11 and his most recent roles in '16 (BUFFALONEWS.com, 1/10).
EXECS: FC Dallas promoted assistant coach MARCO FERRUZZI to Dir of Soccer Operations. Ferruzzi will step away from coaching duties (FC Dallas)....The Cubs promoted KYLE EVANS to Senior Dir of Player Personnel and JEFF GREENBERG to Dir of Pro Scouting & Baseball Operations (Cubs)....The Braves "released" Dir of Scouting BRIAN BRIDGES and Senior Adviser to Amateur Scouting ROY CLARK. Both men "assumed their posts" in '14 (ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION, 1/10)....Fox Sports' Home Team Sports sales unit hired two new Account Executives in Group Nine Media Account Dir KATIE PARSELS and Google Senior Video Account Executive JAMIE COHEN (THE DAILY)....The National Sports Marketing Network named KRISTEN KULIGA to its National Executive Board (NSMN).
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