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Executive Transactions

The AFL named the following to its Team Services Group: GEORGE MANIAS VP; CARLY GRIFFIN VP/Team Finance; and DAVE BECK VP/Ticket Sales. The Team Services Group reports to AFL President & COO JOHN ADAMS. Meanwhile, the Albany Empire named AHL club Utica Comets COO BOB BULMAN the same position (AFL).

EXECS: The Orioles named Rangers Dir of Baseball Innovation MATT BLOOD Dir of Player Development. The team also promoted Dir of Team Travel KEVIN BUCK to Dir of Baseball Administration, while BRAD CIOLEK was "promoted to a supervisor role overseeing domestic scouting operations" (BALTIMORE SUN, 9/17)....CAA promoted JESSE HEUSSNER and ERIKA RUIZ to agents in CAA Sports' Basketball department, and ANTHONY BROWN to agent in its Touring division (, 9/16)....Game Seven Marketing promoted KRISTIN CONTE to VP/Marketing & Business Development. The agency also named DR. NAOMI JEFFERSON to the newly created position of Senior Account Dir (Game Seven Marketing)....NRG Esports named OpTic Gaming CEO HECTOR RODRIGUEZ co-CEO (, 9/16).

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