League Championship club Cardiff City CEO SIMON LIM has stepped in to the role of acting chairman and will replace DATO' CHAN TIEN GHEE. Ghee, "better know as TG to Bluebirds supporters," resigned as club chairman on March 1st. Lim "will combine his new role as acting chairman" with those of his permanent role of CEO duties at the club (BBC, 3/6). ... CHUNG MONG-GYU was inaugurated Thursday as the chief of the Korea FA. He was elected in January. He had previously been the commissioner of the K League (YONHAP, 3/7). ... The Int'l Rugby Board has appointed MURRAY BARNETT as head of commercial, broadcast and marketing. He will be responsible for driving and delivering the IRB’s broadcast, marketing and digital media strategies, whilst increasing the Rugby brand through the flagship Rugby World Cup (IRB).
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