People: NALL names deputy commissioner
The Arizona Diamondbacks hired Bob Melvin as a special assistant to the team president.
California Institute of Technology hired Betsy Mitchell as director of athletics, recreation and physical education. Mitchell was athletic director at Allegheny College.
Indiana University Southeast named Joe Glover athletic director. Glover was assistant athletic director.
The Miami Dolphins hired Mark Brockelman as senior vice president and chief financial and administrative officer. Brockelman was chief financial officer for eScreen.
The Calgary Flames promoted Jay Feaster to general manager.
The American Hockey League’s Houston Aeros hired Justin Humphrey as a business development account executive.
The North American Lacrosse League hired Scott Neiss as deputy commissioner. Neiss was formerly with the National Lacrosse League.
ANC Sports promoted Chris Mascatello to executive vice president of technology sales, Malik Khan to vice president of technology services, Greg Terlizzi to director of equipment sales, Jen Lopez to director of client services and Jenn Paonessa to account executive for client services, and named Ryan Gregory account coordinator of client services.
The Aspire Group hired C.J. Wiatr as manager of the fan relationship management center for Rutgers University. Wiatr was manager of season-ticket sales for the Cleveland Browns.
Authentic Brands Group hired Mike Straka as senior vice president of media and entertainment.
KemperLesnik hired Barnaby Dinges as vice president of public relations. Dinges was president of The Dinges Gang, a communications consulting firm.
Madeline Berger rejoined MB Strategists, the consulting firm she founded in 2000.
Volkswagen of America vice president of marketing Tim Ellis left the company. Tim Mahoney, the company’s chief product and marketing officer, will oversee VW’s sports activities.
Dish Network’s chairman, Charles Ergen, is stepping down as president and chief executive officer. Joseph Clayton will take over those duties.
The American Le Mans Series named Ben Brown director of broadcast production services. Brown replaces John Evenson, who will remain as a consultant to the series.
The British Olympic Association named Andy Anson an independent director.
Julian Eccles resigned as the Football Association’s director of marketing and communications.
Anheuser-Busch hired Paul Chibe to lead its U.S. marketing division. Chibe was vice president and general manager of the U.S. gum and mints unit at Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.
MillerCoors hired Rick Gomez as vice president of Coors brands. Gomez was vice president of marketing at PepsiCo.
USA Triathalon named Charles Baker to the board of directors.
The Greater Columbus Sports Commission named Henry Ford and Mark Shaw to the board of directors.
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