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Basketball - 07 Nov 2016 - Federations & NOCs
USA Basketball is to elect a new chairman this month after Jerry Colangelo decided not to seek a third term in the post.
22 Jun 2016 - Sponsorship
The European Sponsorship Association (ESA), the membership body that raises standards within the sponsorship profession, is pleased to announce that Karen Fan has been appointed to the position of General Manager. Reporting into ESA Chairman Karen Earl and the rest of the ESA Board, Fan joins the organisation from world-renowned research organisation, Repucom, where she held the position of Research Director
Soccer - 26 May 2016 - Federations & NOCs
A ground-breaking campaign will lift the lid on UEFA EURO 2016 in a unique behind-the-scenes look at how a major tournament is put together.
Waterskiing - 07 Dec 2015 - Directory
IWWF announced in Switzerland today the appointment of a new Executive Director, Paul Fong from Singapore, commencing on March 1st 2016
University sports - 09 Nov 2015 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE - On 8 November, during the second day of the 34th General Assembly in Lausanne, the FISU Membership elected a new Executive Board to lead FISU for the next four years, i.e. the period 2015-2019.
30 Oct 2015 - Education
Lausanne, October 29th, 2015 – SINERGI Sports Consulting is proud to announce the launch of a SAWI course in sports marketing that will start on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016. Nadia Atienza, SINERGI’s Marketing & Communications Manager, becomes its Course Director.
27 Oct 2015 - Events
On the back of considerable growth and with more events covered than before KhayaMedia announces the appointment of Rafael Sperotto as new Global Sales Director.
23 Oct 2015 - Sponsorship
After a first fund raising successful and buckled in the beginning of October 2015, Sponsoring.fr launches a new Company, Sport and Sponsoring Media group, the objective of which is to accelerate in France and on international basis the development of Sponsoring.fr and to create new media BtoC and BtoB. Lorraine Deloison joins this new entity as Vice-president in charge of Development and Public Relations.
01 Oct 2015 - Directory
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) is the latest prestigious sporting organisation to engage the services of the GlobalSportsJobs dual-language Mandarin/English platform (www.globalsportsjobs.cn) to help them attract international-calibre talent.
Olympics - 25 Sep 2015 - Events
Lausanne, September 25, 2015 – Less than two months after its historic win at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Lausanne, Olympic Capital, has already started to work on designing the Youth Games of the future. To lead that work, it has been decided to appoint a new Director General. The search for the perfect candidate has opened today and will close on October 9th.
Soccer - 23 Jul 2015 - Federations & NOCs
HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has come up on top in a recent Soccerex poll asking the football industry who they think should be the next President of FIFA. Conducted on Soccerex’s website over a seven day period building up to Monday’s extraordinary congress, the poll was targeted at Soccerex’s football business audience and was promoted via email to over 30,000 contacts worldwide and pushed through social media platforms to a further 20,000 followers.
Motor racing - 28 May 2015 - Events
The Automobile Club de l’Ouest, the creator and organiser of the Le Mans 24 Hours and promoter of the FIA World Endurance Champion, has strengthened its marketing organisation with the arrival of Thibaut Potdevin.
21 Apr 2015 - Agency
Paris, April 21, 2015 - Stéphane Desprez, former CEO of Fédération internationale de motocyclisme (FIM) and member of the Managing Committee of Rugby World Cup 2007 in France, joins the Group Revolution 9 to launch R9 Sport.
13 Feb 2015 - Agency
12th February 2015, London: The Sports Consultancy, the rapidly growing London based agency, is bolstering its commercial services offering to its growing roster of rights holder and event clients with a significant investment into its rights marketing business to be spearheaded by one of the industry’s most experienced and respected professionals, Marc Hope
Motor racing - 05 Feb 2015 - Events
Following the success of 2014’s 6th European Series, 2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the Drift Allstars. With new members of the management team bringing unrivalled experience from both an F1 background and in the Host Cities marketplace, Europe’s leading Drift Championship is ready to take their 7th Series by storm.
13 Jan 2015 - Agency
London, England – RedTorch Managing Director Jonny Murch, and Directors Alex Ross and Chris Argyle-Robinson have taken joint ownership of the London-based marketing agency, after an internal buyout for an undisclosed sum.
Orienteering - 30 Oct 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Tom Hollowell has been appointed CEO of the International Orienteering Federation. He succeeds Barbro Rönnberg as Secretary General, when she retires from the post at the end of 2014.
Sport climbing - 08 Oct 2014 - Federations & NOCs
The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) wishes to mandate a person/company for the procurement and negotiation of Partnership Agreements with those persons or entities wishing to support the IFSC in general, and its competitions in particular.
15 Sep 2014 - Agency
Havas Sports & Entertainment (Havas SE), the global brand engagement network of Havas, has today announced a strategic partnership with Vincent Gaillard, a former Coca-Cola senior global sponsorship executive and former Director General of SportAccord, who recently launched the global sports consultancy, SportCom Ventures.
06 Jun 2014 - Directory
Sportcal is delighted to announce a restructuring and expansion of its editorial team, in response to new objectives resulting from its partnership with Progressive Media, and with the aim of maintaining and improving both the daily sports industry news service and the new bi-monthly Sportcal Insight magazine.
03 Feb 2014 - Television
Stockholm, 3 February 2014 - Jonas Persson has joined the Board of Directors at Mediatec Broadcast Group, the leading outside broadcast corporation in the Nordic and German speaking territories in Europe.
Weightlifting - 10 Sep 2013 - Federations & NOCs
The IWF Executive Board held its first meeting in Beijing, China. The mission of this meeting following the Elections was to lay down the cornerstones of the operation for the next 4 years.
Motorcycling - 13 Aug 2013 - Federations & NOCs
The FIM is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Commercial Director, Philip Baker. Philip will take up his post on 2 September. He will be in charge of the development and implementation of the FIM’s business strategy to maximise revenues through sale of Sponsorship and Media Rights worldwide.
Olympics - 01 Feb 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 1 February 2013 - Tokyo 2020 today strengthened its team with the appointment of marketing and communications expert Hisao Shuto as the Bid Committee’s International Communications Director. Shuto brings nearly three decades of sport and communications experience, including 12 years in Japanese Football.
09 Jan 2013 - Legal
LONDON – Squire Sanders is pleased to announce that Stuart McInnes MBE, a well-known Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, has joined its Sports Law Group as a full-time Consultant.
Conferences - 26 Nov 2012 - Events
On the first day of the Soccerex Global Convention in Rio de Janeiro Soccerex have announced that Brazilian superstar Lucas Moura is now an official Soccerex Ambassador.
25 Oct 2012 - Sponsorship
Danny Talbot, Managing Director of Thomas Cook Sport has announced he will be leaving the company at the end of the year to join Kempster, the leading sponsorship activation agency in a new role as their Managing Director.
05 Oct 2012 - Events
Event Planning Group (EPG) has announced that Craig Horobin will take up a full time role as the groups Director of Event Technology Services.
Fencing - 18 May 2012 - Federations & NOCs
The International Fencing Federation (FIE) created a new position in its management, and appointed Mr. Barna Héder (50) to act as Director of FIE Television Production.
Soccer - 05 Mar 2012 - Directory
LONDON, ENGLAND; 1 March 2012: The FA has announced that 20 job opportunities are to be created at St. George’s Park.
23 Jan 2012 - Events
The Leaders Sports Summit, taking place over 10th and 11th October 2012, has appointed Stephen Dobson to the position of Head of Content, demonstrating an on-going commitment to delivering the highest quality content for attendees at the annual sports get-together.
14 Dec 2011 - Agency
Kent, United Kingdom: 14 December 2011: JTA, one of the communications industry’s leading independent sports specialists, has promoted Séverine ‘Sevi’ Hubert to Managing Director following a year of significant growth for the consultancy – especially in Russia.<BR>
Olympics - 29 Nov 2011 - Federations & NOCs
MONACO, 28 November, 2011 - the President and Founder of Peace and Sport Joël Bouzou was elected as President of the World Olympians Association (WOA) at their General Assembly held on Saturday in Lausanne.
Soccer - 15 Nov 2011 - Events
Soccerex are delighted to announce that the Brazil 2014 Local Organising Committee (LOC) will be giving an official update on the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ as part of the conference agenda for this year’s Soccerex Global Convention, 26-30 November, Rio de Janeiro.
University sports - 10 Aug 2011 - Federations & NOCs
SHENZHEN - Today, August 9th, the FISU Member Associations elected a new Executive Committee at the 32nd FISU General Assembly prior to the 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China. The new board will be chaired by the French Claude-Louis Gallien, former 1st Vice-President of the federation. The former French University Hammer Throwing Champion won the election against incumbent George Killian (USA) with 76 votes to 67.
14 Jul 2011 - Education
Professor Denis Oswald, director of the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES), is to receive an honorary degree from De Montfort University, Leicester, tomorrow.
26 Apr 2011 - Directory
London: April 26, 2011 - The world governing bodies of canoeing and archery are to upgrade and upscale their recruitment capability by hosting jobs boards powered by GlobalSportsJobs, following agreements concluded at the SportAccord convention in London. <BR><BR>
Athletics - 13 Apr 2011 - Federations & NOCs
The European Athletics presidential election will be decided on Saturday 16 April during the continental body’s Congress in London hosted by UKA.<BR><BR>
12 Jan 2011 - Events
We aim to compile a top 20 list of the sports industry's most influential leaders of the past 20 years and invite you to help us by completing our online poll, giving your top three nominations, in order of merit, along with your reasons for choosing them.
02 Sep 2010 - Education
September 2, 2010 - LAUSANNE, Switzerland. The International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS), a centre of continuing education and applied research in sports management, expands its team with the appointment of Senior Lecturer Dr. Samuel Bendahan, a renowned academic in Lausanne.
25 Aug 2010 - Education
August 25, 2010 - LAUSANNE, Switzerland. As an expanding organisation in the field of continuing education and applied research in sports management, the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) announced today the appointment of Mr. Christophe Troendle, a senior executive from within the sports industry, to fill the newly created position of Head of Corporate Development.
Soccer - 26 Feb 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Monaco, 26 February 2010 - Mr. Yang-Ho Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, is now an international Ambassador for "Peace and Sport, l’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport." This appointment makes Mr. Cho the 10th official Ambassador for the Monaco-based organization, and the first from the Asian continent.
Soccer - 25 Feb 2010 - Directory
Sydney Rovers FC has retained Sports Recruitment International to lead a local and global search to find their Chief Executive with their entrance to the A League just 18 months away.
Conferences - 19 Oct 2009 - Events
With the list of top speakers now confirmed for this year’s Future Sponsorship conference, premier sports news broadcaster, Rob Bonnet, will take the host role at the event which takes place on the 25 &amp; 26 November at the May Fair Hotel in London.
04 Sep 2009 - Directory
Couchman Harrington Associates, the leading specialist sports business law practice, has fought off stiff competition from rival law firms to bring on board top sports lawyers Andrew Price and Steven Burton. The move not only boosts the firm’s market leading position but underlines Couchmans’ continued growth and expansion despite challenging market conditions.
06 Jul 2009 - Agency
Zug, Switzerland, 6 July 2009 - The death of Robert Louis-Dreyfus at the age of 63 is a cause of great shock and sadness to many, especially those who have had the privilege of working with him over many years. He died last Saturday after a long and courageous fight against leukaemia.<BR>
Softball - 18 May 2009 - Federations & NOCs
Plant City, Florida (USA); 15th May 2009: International Olympic Committee Member Beatrice Allen has joined the International Softball Federation’s Executive Council in a significant move for softball exactly one month before the ISF makes their presentation to the IOC Executive Board for the reinstatement of their sport to the Olympic Games Programme for 2016.
Olympics - 03 Apr 2009 - Bidding
Tokyo, 2 April 2009 – Tokyo 2016 today strengthened its team with the appointment of Marketing and<BR>Communications specialist Yoshimitsu Kaji as the Bid Committee’s Executive Director. The recruitment<BR>demonstrates the commitment of Japanese business to Tokyo 2016’s mission of setting the stage for heroes as<BR>Kaji joins the Bid Committee on secondment from the major Japanese automotive firm, Nissan Motor co. ltd.
03 Apr 2009 - Directory
After more than 20 years as head of the Company, Stephen Proctor has withdrawn from day to day operations. The role of Managing Director is being taken by Frank Saez. Stephen remains a director of IFM Sports Marketing Surveys and a member of the IFM Group Management Board.
12 Mar 2009 - Directory
Specialist sports management company the Mike Burton Group, has appointed Richard Scott, one of the hospitality industry’s leading figures, to head up its corporate hospitality division.<BR>
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