45 Sports Business Arrivals/Departures of the Month: May 2013

By iSportconnect | June 3, 2013

Our Top Mover this month was International Judo Federation President Marius Vizer who had the honour of being elected to SportAccord as their new President.
Our Full List here (in no particular order):

1

Lydia Nsekera Becomes FIFA’s first Female Executive Committee Member

Friday, 31 May 2013

2

Marius Vizer Elected SportAccord President

Friday, 31 May 2013

3

Walter Smith Appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Rangers

Thursday, 30 May 2013

4

Williams Appoint Mike O’Driscoll as CEO

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

5

Eurosport Shake Up Development Division

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

6

Chiulli Elected as ARISF President

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

7

Fuse Appoints Senior UEFA Executive

Friday, 24 May 2013

8

David Gill Elected to UEFA Executive Committee

Friday, 24 May 2013

9

Tony Estanguet Becomes Member of Athletes’ Commission for IOC

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

10

Record Number of Women Gain Seats on BWF Council, Surpasses IOC Recommendation

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

11 

CEO of London 2012 Security Firm G4S Steps Down

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

12

Dr. Tamas Ajan Re-Elected as Weightlifting President

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

13

Norman Smurthwaite Becomes Port Vale Owner Amongst other Board Room Changes

Monday, 20 May 2013

14

Former Goalball Player Jannie Hammershøi in Running for IBSA Presidency

Monday, 20 May 2013

15

Yang Ho Cho Appointed ITTF Special Advisor

Monday, 20 May 2013

16

Nenad Lalovic Elected FILA President as Wrestling Looks to Modernise

Monday, 20 May 2013

17

Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen Elected BWF President

Saturday, 18 May 2013

18

Neil Coles to Step Down from Chairman of Board of Directors at PGA European Tour

Friday, 17 May 2013

19

Glenn Coleman Quits as Cronulla Sharks Chairman

Friday, 17 May 2013

20

Zak Brown Drops Out of IndyCar CEO Race

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

21

Adnan Sharara Re-Elected International Table Tennis Federation President

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

22

Thierry Willemarck Becomes FIA Region I President

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

23

Alexandra Goldschmidt Joins NFL UK as Sponsorship Manager

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

24

Michael Schade Gets Promoted to Managing Director of Bayer Leverkusen

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

25

IndyCar Appoints Derrick Walker as President of Operations

Monday, 13 May 2013

26

WTF Reveal Official Candidates for 2013 Elections

Monday, 13 May 2013

27

James Warburton Becomes CEO of V8 Supercars

Monday, 13 May 2013

28

Dr. Gaetan Tardif Appointed Canadian Paralympic Committee President

Monday, 13 May 2013

29

First Female NFL CEO Amy Trask Resigns from Oakland Raiders

Monday, 13 May 2013

30

Former FFA Chief Buckley Becomes Foxtel Sport Director

Friday, 10 May 2013

31

Notts County FC Appoint Mark Ablitt as Director

Friday, 10 May 2013

32

Mike Stanley Re-Elected New Zealand Olympic Committee President

Thursday, 09 May 2013

33

Former BOA Chief Simon Clegg Appointed Great Britain Badminton Chairman

Thursday, 09 May 2013

34

Brian Samson Becomes Interim CEO of Scottish Gymnastics

Thursday, 09 May 2013

35

Trevor McIntyre Joins Canterbury Rugby Football Union Board

Thursday, 09 May 2013

36

Jamie Gilbert–Smith Joins M&C Saatchi Sport as Managing Director

Wednesday, 08 May 2013

37

Sir Alex Ferguson Set to Embark on New Director Role at Manchester Unied Following Resignation

Wednesday, 08 May 2013

38

Lotus F1 Promotes Nick Chester to Technical Director

Wednesday, 08 May 2013

39

Sir Craig Reedie and Sir Charles Allen to Advise Glasgow 2014

Tuesday, 07 May 2013

40

Chuck Blazer Suspended by FIFA over ‘fraudulent’ Behaviour

Tuesday, 07 May 2013

41

Jose Amaury Russo Elected President of Inas

Friday, 03 May 2013

42

Richard Petty Motorsports Hires Rob Keith as Vice President of Business Development

Thursday, 02 May 2013

43

Hillary Mandel Named Head of Distribution, Acqusition & Sales of IMG Media US

Thursday, 02 May 2013

44

Longest Serving AFL Chairman Richard Colless Set to Leave Sydney Swans

Thursday, 02 May 2013

45

Havas Sports & Entertainment Hire Three Senior Members for London Office

Thursday, 02 May 2013