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by Paul on 05/29/07 at 02:42 PM ET
via Terry Lefton at Sports Business Journal (paid sub.),
With the Stanley Cup Finals under way this week, the NHL took the lid off its long-anticipated reorganization that sees the league splitting itself into three divisions: business and media; communications, branding, club consulting and services; and league operations.
In communicating the changes to league staff last week, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the moves were designed to “create a more nimble and aggressive organization that is better positioned to meet the needs of the clubs as well as our fans and business partners.”
Under the reorganization, John Collins, executive vice president of corporate sales and marketing, gains additional responsibilities in the league’s key revenue areas. With a new title of senior executive vice president of business and media, Collins strengthens his role at the league and will head a division that combines media rights and advertising sales along with sponsorship sales and consumer products.
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