New Zealand Olympic Committee President MIKE STANLEY has been re-elected. Stanley, who became president in '09 after six years as a board member, was "unopposed at the committee's general assembly in Auckland" (STUFF, 5/8). ... Havas Media U.K. Managing Dir PAUL FRAMPTON will become CEO while Arena Media Managing Dir PEDRO AVERY is set to become CEO as "part of an ongoing restructure at Havas Media Group." Frampton and Avery will both report to Havas Media Group U.K. CEO MARK CRAZE (CAMPAIGN LIVE, 5/9). ... M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment has named Ensemble Melbourne GM JAMIE GILBERT-SMITH as its managing director. Gilbert-Smith led Ensemble Melbourne in developing successful strategies and campaigns for Kmart, Officeworks, Essendon FC, True Value Solar and Origin Energy (M&C Saatchi). ... Scottish Gymnastics board of directors named BRIAN SAMSON interim CEO (Scottish Gymnastics). ... Former British Olympic Association and Ipswich Town FC CEO SIMON CLEGG has been named Great Britain Badminton chair. Clegg has managed British athletes at 12 Olympic Games, six as Team GB's Chef de Mission including their most successful Olympic performance in 100 years at the 2008 Beijing Games (GB Badminton). ... Former Olympic high jump champion STEFKA KOSTADINOVA "has been re-elected" as the Bulgarian Olympic Committee chair. Kostadinova received 44 of the 79 available votes from delegates to begin her third four-year turn (REUTERS, 5/9). ... Iran football side Persepolis head coach YAHYA GOLMOHAMMADI has "stepped down." ZLATKO KRANJCAR is "reportedly a candidate" to replace him (TEHRAN TIMES, 5/9).
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