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Appointments round-up: KORE Software, BOA and more

Business management software provider KORE Software has today (Friday) appointed Jason Fletcher as its new chief executive.

Fletcher has more than 20 years of experience in the sports, analytics and technology sectors and most recently served as operating partner for K1 Capital across a number of technology start-ups. Other jobs have included director roles at Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, where he drove the organisation’s new interactive media efforts.

KORE serves more than 100 professional sports clubs and leagues, and 450 brands and properties worldwide. It provides practical tools and services to harness customer data and facilitate sponsorship sales and activation.

Andy Anson has been named as the new chief executive of the British Olympic Association (BOA).

The 54-year-old joins from Goals Soccer Centres, where he also served as chief executive. He has served as an unpaid independent non-executive director of the BOA since 2011.

Anson (pictured) replaces former chief executive Bill Sweeney, who recently left to take up a similar role at England’s Rugby Football Union. Anson is expected to start his new role in the autumn.

Toronto Maple Leafs president and alternate governor Brendan Shanahan has signed a six-year extension to his deal with the NHL ice hockey franchise.

The new deal runs until the 2024-25 season. Shanahan joined the club, which plays at Scotiabank Arena, in April 2014.

Will Beekman has been named as the new general manager of SMG-operated Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Pennsylvania. The arena serves as the home of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins ice hockey team.

Beekman joins SMG after nine years at the Kirby Center, six of which were spent as executive director. Beekman will take over from previous general manager Brian Spie, who last month joined the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky as booking manager.

Do you have news of an appointment that we should know about? Get in touch by emailing news.editor@thestadiumbusiness.com and we’ll include it on our next round-up.

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