On the Move

Changing places and positions around the industry


Sports Info Solutions hired BOBBY SCALES as vice president of baseball.


MLB named MARIKA SHAUB vice president of social media marketing and innovation and promoted DAVID HOCHMAN to director of business and technology communications. Shaub was editor-in-chief and social strategy leader at Verizon.

The MLBPA named CARLOS BARRON director of security. Barron was director of security and transportation for the Houston Dynamo and Dash and PNC Stadium.


The Big Ten Conference named ANIL GOLLAHALLI chief legal officer and general counsel and promoted LAURA ANDERSON to chief financial officer and CHAD HAWLEY to senior vice president of policy and compliance.


Oak View Group hired JOE GIORDANO as vice president of the Arena and Stadium Alliance and GREG O’DELL as president, venue management of OVG360. Giordano was assistant general manager for the BOK Center with ASM Global, and O’Dell was president and CEO of DC Events.


The Boston Bruins and TD Garden hired SAMIA MAHJUB vice president, business strategy. Mahjub was vice president, business analytics and strategy for the Milwaukee Brewers.


Engine Shop hired SARAH DILLON as executive creative director. Dillon was vice president and group creative director at Dentsu Creative.


Amazon named JULIE DETRAGLIA its global head of sports strategy and research. DeTraglia was head of research, insights and analytics at Hulu and Disney Media Entertainment Distribution.

ESPN promoted COBY BARBIERRI to senior director, video strategy.

Nielsen Sports hired BRADEN HURLEY as a senior global consultant.


FC Cincinnati hired BILL WISWESSER as vice president, facilities and stadium general manager. Wiswesser was the senior director of operations and broadcast for Red Bull Arena.

The United Soccer League promoted JOHN COCHOL to senior vice president of club services.


Candy Digital hired WILL CUTRONE as director of public relations and communications. Cutrone was director of communications for Andbox.


The Austin Gamblers of the PBR Team Series hired JENNIFER GERMER as senior vice president of marketing.

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund named MANDY MURPHY its CEO, succeeding STEPHANIE GLANCE, who will be retiring at the end of April.

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