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Executive Transactions

London Games TOP Marketer GREG NUGENT has "volunteered to join the campaign for the re-election" of BARACK OBAMA. Nugent will be moving to the U.S. "in the next few months and is likely" to join Obama's campaign team in September. Back in '09, Nugent took the role of dir of brand, marketing & culture. In his Olympics role, he "oversees several teams across the organisation, including marketing, brand management and culture, research and polling teams" (MARKETINGMAGAZINE.co.uk, 8/1). ... IPL Chair RAJEEV SHUKLA, senior BJP political leader ARUN JAITLEY and media personality RAJAT SHARMA "have been named as board members of the high profile" Hockey India League. Hockey India Secretary General and HIL Chair NARINDER BATRA said that the appointment of these personalities from outside the hockey circle "would enhance the profile of the league" (PTI, 7/25).

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