NFL Media has appointed Greg Polsca as its new vice president of NFL franchise and network marketing. As part of his role, he will oversee all marketing related to Thursday Night Football and shows on NFL Network, which include Good Morning Football, NFL Total Access among others.
Polsca joins from Amazon, where he was senior brand marketing lead for Amazon Studios. Beforehand, he also held roles at Unilever and Nature Made Nutrition.
He said: “As a marketer with a football obsession, having the opportunity to help deepen fan love for these franchises and ignite new audiences around our incredible content is about as good as it gets.”
Double Commonwealth Games medallist Ali Jawad has been appointed to the board of Commonwealth Games England. Jawad, 29, who also claimed powerlifting silver at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, will join England hockey captain Alex Danson as an athlete representative.
Former Pakistan cricket legend Wasim Akram is to become the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board.
Horse racing media consultancy HBA Media has hired Will Oscroft as managing director under an overhaul of its senior management structure. He joins from Dubai-based firm Falcon and Associates.
American sports apparel manufacturer Under Armour has named Attica Jacques as its new global brand management chief.