Flyers COO SHAWN TILGER resigned from his position with the team. Tilger, whose departure was effective at the end of the NHL regular season, had spent more than 20 years as an exec with the team and Comcast Spectacor. He also served as an alternate governor for the team on the NHL BOG, as well as the governor of the NLL Philadelphia Wings. Comcast Spectacor in December hired VALERIE CAMILLO as President of Business Operations for the Flyers and Wells Fargo Center (Ian Thomas, THE DAILY).
EXECS: The Grizzlies named former Trail Blazers and Hornets GM RICH CHO VP/Basketball Strategy and former Raptors and Knicks GM GLEN GRUNWALD Senior Advisor for the basketball operations department (COMMERCIALAPPEAL.com, 4/17)....The Wild named Flames Pro Scout CHRIS O'HEARN Dir of Hockey Operations (STARTRIBUNE.com, 4/17)....L.A. Memorial Coliseum named JOSH ROONEY CRO and TERESA GUY Dir of Sales, Bookings & Partnerships (THE DAILY)....The PGA Tour Northern Trust named ESPN Radio 98.7 N.Y. Sales Manager STEVE KALMAN Head of Sales (THE DAILY)....The Univ. of Memphis named Univ. of South Carolina Exec Associate AD JEFF CRANE Deputy AD (DAILYMEMPHIAN.com, 4/17)....PRESTON PHILLIPS, who spent over three years serving as Intel Sports Managing Dir, recently transitioned to Klip Desk, now serving as CEO of Americas at the sports marketing cloud platform (THE DAILY)....Whitecap Sports Group named SEAN MAHONEY Senior Associate. Mahoney will help grow the firm's sports investment banking practice (THE DAILY)....Ripken Baseball named Harlem Globetrotters Exec VP/Live Marketing MICHAEL KENNEY Exec VP (Ripken Baseball)....Collegiate Sports Management Group named BRIANE KNIGHT Manager of Operations (THE DAILY).
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