35 Sports Business Arrivals & Departures of the Month: September 2014

By Community | October 3, 2014

Our top appointment this month was Don Garber re-elected as Major League Soccer (MLS) Commissioner until 2014.

Other notable movements include Kate Caithness extending her contract as World Curling President.

NFL also made a two female appointments with Dawn Hudson joining as Chief Marketing Officer and Cynthia C. Hogan becoming Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs. NFL also looked to intensify their interest in international operations by appointing Mark Waller in a new role as Executive Vice President, International.  

Our Full List Here (in date order):

1

Arizona Coyotes Appoint New CFO & CMO

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

2

Jason Allen Quits as Waratahs CEO

Monday, 29 September 2014

3

Sydney FC Appoint Erica Berchtold to Board of Directors

Monday, 29 September 2014

4

Blatter Officially Runs For FIFA Presidency

Friday, 26 September 2014

5

Williams Grand Prix Appoints Alan Kinch as New Chief Financial Officer

Friday, 26 September 2014

6

Ben Kay Joins Leicester Tigers’ Board of Directors

Thursday, 25 September 2014

7

Aldershot Town Appoint Tracy Jarvis as Non-Executive Director

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

8

SportFive Appoint Michael Wrulich as Senior Director in Kaiserslautern

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

9

Former Pepsi Chief Dawn Hudson to Join NFL as CMO

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

10

ARU Appoints Rob Clarke as GM of Marketing & Operations

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

11

Arena Football League Appoints Butera as New Commissioner

Monday, 22 September 2014

12

Omnigon Promote David Nugent to Chief Commercial Officer

Monday, 22 September 2014

13 

USA Table Tennis Appoints New CEO

Monday, 22 September 2014

14

Cricket Australia Retains James Sutherland as CEO

Friday, 19 September 2014

15

Commonwealth Games England Appoints RFU Director Ian Metcalfe as Chairman

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

16

Arena Football League Appoints First Ever President

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

17

Golf Australia Appoints New Media Executive

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

18

FIBA Appoints New Board Members

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

19

NFL Appoints New SVP of Public Policy and Government Affairs

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

20

IHRA Appoints Former NASCAR & IndyCar Executive Steven Cole as VP of Corporate Partnerships

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

21

Adelaide Crows Appoint New CEO

Monday, 15 September 2014

22

Allison Melangton Joins Hulman Motorsports as SVP of Events

Friday, 12 September 2014

23

WRU Chairman David Pickering to Step Down after Losing Board Elections

Friday, 12 September 2014

24

WBSC Appoint Laurie Gouthro as Assistant Executive Director for International Softball

Friday, 12 September 2014

25

Don Garber Signs New Deal to Remain MLS Commissioner Until 2018

Friday, 12 September 2014

26

NFL Appoints Mark Waller to Executive Vice-President International Role

Thursday, 11 September 2014

27

Bob Staddon Announced as New President of Exeter Chiefs

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

28

Darren Eales Leaves Spurs to Become MLS Atlanta President

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

29

Karl Hopfner Replaces Adidas CEO as Bayern Munich Chairman

Tuesday, 09 September 2014

30

International Surfing Association Appoints Liam Ferguson as Director General

Tuesday, 09 September 2014

31

Wu Seeks Third Term as AIBA President, David Gough Becomes BMA CEO

Monday, 08 September 2014

32

Anders Besseberg Retains Position as IBU President

Monday, 08 September 2014

33

Blatter to Run For Fifth Term as FIFA President

Monday, 08 September 2014

34

Christijan Albers Steps Down as CEO of Caterham F1

Monday, 08 September 2014

35

Kate Caithness Re-elected President of World Curling Federation

Monday, 08 September 2014