Oak View Group named AHL Ontario Reign VP/Business Operations STEVE FRASER President of Coachella Valley Arena and of the Kraken's to-be-named AHL expansion team, effective immediately. Fraser will oversee the day-to-day execution of season-ticket campaigns, group sales, premium sales and the development program that maximizes activation of the training center as well as other arena business ventures. Fraser will be based in Palm Springs, Calif., and report to the Coachella Valley Arena BOD (Oak View Group).
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