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Industry appointments round-up: June 2-8

A round-up of key appointments from within the sports and events industries over the past week.

Richard Scudamore is to step down from his position as chief executive of football’s English Premier League. Scudamore will leave the role, which he has held since November 1999, by the end of the year.

Troy Scott has taken up a new role as vice-president of ballpark operations at Major League Baseball team the Baltimore Orioles, whose home stadium is Oriole Park at Camden Yards (pictured). Scott previously served as senior vice-president of stadium development and operations at D.C. United, which plays in North America’s Major League Soccer. The switch comes ahead of the opening of United’s new stadium, Audi Field, in July.

Ryan Northcott has been appointed as senior vice-president of booking for the downtown LA headquarters of Banc of California Stadium Entertainment (BOSC Entertainment). BOSC Entertainment is the new entertainment division of Banc of California Stadium, the home of recently-launched MLS team Los Angeles FC. Northcott has previously worked for SMG Worldwide, AEG and AEG Facilities.

Ben Martin, the former head of sport at Amazon Tickets, has taken up a new role as vice-president of partnerships at sports and venue consultancy firm Legends International.

Michael Shaw, Amazon Tickets’ ex-principal of business development for sports, has been appointed as vice-president of customer engagement at Major League Baseball team the Miami Marlins.

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