35 Sports Business Hiring/Firings of the Month: February 2013

By iSportconnect | March 1, 2013

Biggest Mover of the Month – Sebastian Coe to Nike:
Former LOCOG chief and BOA chairman Sebastian Coe has joined sports giant Nike taking on a wide-ranging advisor role, including acting as an international ambassador for ‘Designed To Move’, a major global initiative to tackle the global inactivity epidemic. 

‘Designed To Move’ is spearheaded by Nike in partnership with more than 70 expert organizations.

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1

Shahid Azeem Becomes Chairman of Aldershot Town

Thursday, 28 February 2013

2

Naasei Appiah Elevated to Interim CEO of Cricket South Africa after Faul Departure

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

3

Tim Reddish Re-Elected as British Paralympic Association Chairman

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

4

Castleford Tigers Lose Commercial Director Nick Fozzard

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

5

Sebastian Coe Joins Nike as Ambassador

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

6

McLaren Mercedes Appoint Tim Goss as Technical Director

Monday, 25 February 2013

7

Three Candidates in Shortlist for Badminton World Federation Presidency

Monday, 25 February 2013

8

Ken Cooper Appointed Braemar Golf Chairman

Monday, 25 February 2013

9

Korean Olympic Committee Elects Kim Jung Haeng as President

Sunday, 24 February 2013

10 

Castleford Tigers Name Steve Gill as Interim CEO after Ferres Departure

Friday, 22 February 2013

11

Sunil Manocha Becomes Chief Operating Officer of Nimbus Sport

Friday, 22 February 2013

12

Triathlon Ireland Appoints Chris Kitchen as CEO

Thursday, 21 February 2013

13

Giovanni Malago Appointed New Italian Olympic Committee President

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

14

David Gill to Step Down as Manchester United Chief Executive

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

15

International Rowing Federation President Denis Oswald Plans to Exit Post

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

16

Former BOA & Ipswich Town CEO Simon Clegg Joins Madrid 2020 as Consultant

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

17

Former Octagon MD Glenn Lovett Joins Repucom as President of Global Strategy

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

18

Former Nimbus Sport COO Yannick Colaco Appointed Managing Director of NBA India

Monday, 18 February 2013

19

National Basketball Players Association Removes Billy Hunter as Director

Monday, 18 February 2013

20

FIFA Whistleblower Chuck Blazer to Leave Executive Seat after 16 Years

Monday, 18 February 2013

21

International Wrestling Federation President Quits after 2020 Cut

Sunday, 17 February 2013

22

Alejandro Blanco Re-elected as Spanish Olympic Committee President

Thursday, 14 February 2013

23

Havas Appoint Uwe Alten as Managing Director of Havas Sports & Entertainment Germany

Thursday, 14 February 2013

24

Andy Hunt to Step Down as BOA Chief Executive

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

25

Former IMG Consultant Kevin Ring Joins PGA of America as Chief Marketing Officer

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

26

Cleveland Golf Appoints Scott Carlyle as New Senior Executive

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

27

Percept Sports & Entertainment Appoint New CEO

Monday, 11 February 2013

28

IRB Commercial Director to Step Down

Friday, 08 February 2013

29

Park Yong-sung Will Not Seek Re-Election as Korean Olympic Committee Chairman

Wednesday, 06 February 2013

30

Former WWE Executive Andrew Whitaker Joins Kickboxing’s GLORY as CEO

Wednesday, 06 February 2013

31

James Cameron Appointed General Manager of UKGCOA

Wednesday, 06 February 2013

32

Derek Bowden Appointed CEO of Essex Cricket

Monday, 04 February 2013

33

Glen Nager Re-Elected United States Golf Association President

Sunday, 03 February 2013

34

Hisao Shuto Appointed International Communications Director of Tokyo 2020

Friday, 01 February 2013

35

Owen Leed Appointed Total Sports Asia Chief Revenue Officer