David Stern’s time as NBA Commissioner has come to an end and Adam Silver has stepped in to succeed him. NBA released the following photo on their Twitter account to commemorate the occasion:
— NBA (@NBA) February 1, 2014
Mark Tatum will step in as Deputy Commissioner.
“Mark Tatum’s appointment as NBA Deputy Commissioner is recognition of the confidence our owners and teams have in his leadership ability and track record of success,” Silver said in a released statement. “As Deputy Commissioner and COO, Mark will use his extensive industry relationships and knowledge of our game to help guide and grow our league.”
Other promotions occurring in the NBA on Saturday, via Pro Basketball Talk:
Bill Koenig, NBA Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and General Counsel, has been promoted to President, Global Media Distribution, reporting to Silver. Sal LaRocca, NBA Executive Vice President, Global Merchandising Group, has been promoted to President, Global Operations and Merchandising, and Danny Meiseles, NBA Executive Vice President and Executive Producer, has been promoted to President and Executive Producer, Content.