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Rays officially bring in new business chief from NHL

The Rays on Friday formally announced the hiring of former Nashville Predators CEO Jeff Cogen as their chief business officer. Cogen, whose hockey-heavy resume includes a 2004-07 stint as president of the Texas Rangers, will oversee the ticket sales and service, corporate partnerships, marketing and communications departments.

The Rays also announced additional responsibilities for senior vice president and general counsel John Higgins, who will now also oversee the finance department, and senior vice president of strategy and development Melanie Lenz, who adds responsibility for broadcasting and community relations.

Also, the Rays announced that Brian Richeson is now vice president, ticket sales and marketing; Eric Weisberg is senior director, fan experience; Sean Liston is director, corporate partnership services; and Amy Miller is director, marketing.

Rays officially bring in new business chief from NHL 12/18/15 [Last modified: Friday, December 18, 2015 7:56pm]
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