Thrill One Sports & Entertainment, a new action sports venture launched by Causeway Media Partners and Raine Group, named former UFC and World Surf League exec JOE CARR CEO. The company will unite "three existing businesses" in Nitro Circus, Street League Skateboarding and SuperJacket Productions (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 1/16)....Sources said that NBCUniversal Vice Chair GEORGE CHEEKS is "poised to join ViacomCBS as a successor to JOE IANNIELLO" as the head of CBS' operations within the newly merged company (VARIETY.com, 1/14)....Charlotte MLS named Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven Int'l Senior Scout THOMAS SCHALING Dir of Scouting (Charlotte MLS)....NBC Sports Group's SportsEngine named the following: Cargill Salt CIO SHAWN BURK VP/IT; Comcast Dir of Employee Engagement VALERIE JUST VP/HR; Bluestem Brands Dir of E-Commerce DAVE MICKO VP/Engineering; and Novus Media VP/Revenue & Pricing Strategy SARAH BARBER VP/Finance (SportsEngine)....Engine Shop & IEG named Nielsen Sports & Entertainment and Repucom Dir of Communications GINA KATZMARK VP/Corporate Communications (Engine Shop).
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