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Executive Transactions

Friday, July 1, 2022

The Senators named former Penguins Dir of Professional Scouting RYAN BOWNESS Assistant GM. Bowness will oversee "contractional-related items and serve as general manager of the Belleville Senators, Ottawa's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate" ( TRIBLIVE.com, 7/1 ). These career changes are recorded every day in the ...

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Penn Interactive Head JON KAPLOWITZ is stepping down. He wrote, "I can't wait to spend some more quality time with my family." Kaplowitz will be replaced by theScore COO BENJIE LEVY. Penn acquired theScore in August '21. Levy "will continue to help run theScore as...

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Endeavor Group Holdings combined On Location and IMG's events group and named  PAUL CAINE  President and  JON LAVALLEE  CFO of the new division. Caine was previously On Location President and Lavallee was previously On Location CFO prior to Endeavor acquiring On Location in January '20 ( Bret McCormick, SBJ...

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

WME Sports promoted agent IRA STAHLBERGER to Partner. Stahlberger leads the marketing, licensing and charitable efforts for some of the biggest personalities in sports and entertaining, including Pro Hockey HOFer WAYNE GRETZKY , Rams QB MATT STAFFORD and Fox Sports NFL analyst TERRY...

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Excel Sports named former Fuse Dir SHAHIN RASTI Head of Partnership. With over 10 years of experience within the sports and entertainment marketing industry, his previous clients include Subway, F1, Samsung, VISA, Arsenal FC, Santander, ASICS, Allianz and FedEx. He also has provided consultancy with esports rights...

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

KT Tape named former Skullcandy CMO JESSICA KLODNICKI CEO. She previously held marketing roles at outdoor sports equipment manufacturer Vista Outdoor and Mizuno USA. Klodnicki replaces CEO GREG VENNER , who recently stepped down after seven years at the helm ( Chris Smith, SBJ ). ...

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Kosmos Tennis named Barcelona Open Tournament Dir DAVID FERRER  to the same position for the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals. The former World No. 3 Ferrer has had a 16-year involvement with the competition, having played 20 Davis Cup ties for Spain, lifting the trophy on three occasions...

Monday, June 20, 2022

ESPN promoted VP/Audience Development NATE RAVITZ to Senior VP/Digital Content. Ravitz oversees digital editorial (including all the sport-by-sport coverage), audience engagement, mobile alerts, SEO, content insights, the copy desk and digital video production in both English and Spanish ( ESPN ). The Big East Conference named...

Friday, June 17, 2022

The Earthquakes promoted Exec VP JED METTE to COO, VP/Strategy IAN ANDERSON to Chief Strategy Officer and VP & General Counsel D'LONRA ELLIS to Chief Legal Officer. The promotions coincide with recent VP hires overseeing marketing and operations ( Earthquakes ). The...

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Esports organization Cloud9 named former Flyquest CEO TRICIA SUGITA CMO ( Kevin Hitt, SBJ ). DKC/DKC Sports named former Phillies Dir of Communications  GREG CASTERIOTO and former NFL Dir of Communications KENLYN TYREE VPs. At the NFL, Tyree led communications on the Inspire...
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