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Executive Transactions

NBA Asia Exec VP & Managing Dir SCOTT LEVY will step down at the end of June '22. Levy has overseen the NBA’s operations in the Asia-Pacific region since '09. NBA Asia Head of Global Content & Media Distribution RAMEZ SHEIKH, who joined the league in '16, will be promoted to Managing Dir for the region following Levy’s departure and report to NBA Deputy Commissioner MARK TATUM (NBA).

Diamond Sports Group hired MICHAEL SCHNEIDER to be COO and GM of Bally Sports' direct-to-consumer business. Sinclair hired Schneider from Hulu, where he was VP/Brand & Content Marketing (John Ourand, SBJ).

The Cavaliers named former Fiesta Bowl Corporate Partnerships Dir CHRISTIAN PORTARO Dir of Partnership Marketing (LinkedIn).

Roc Nation named former 160over90 Account Exec ZACH WEST Sports Coordinator. West, who previously worked for Roc Nation as a basketball intern from '18-19, will focus specifically on sports endorsements (LinkedIn).

PointsBet named RYAN WOZNIAK Retail Sportsbook Supervisor (LinkedIn).

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