Harlem Globetrotters Name Angela Leaney Executive Vice President, Brand Marketing

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					Harlem Globetrotters Name Angela Leaney
Executive Vice President, Brand Marketing
February 01, 2011 11:02 AM Eastern Time  

PHOENIX--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The world famous Harlem Globetrotters have hired Angela
Leaney as the team’s new executive vice president, brand marketing. Leaney will report directly to Globetrotters’ 
CEO Kurt Schneider.

Leaney will be responsible for building the overall Globetrotters brand and its popularity with fans worldwide. This
will incorporate creative strategy and production, media planning, digital, advertising, research, promotions, etc.

A native of London, England, Leaney brings two decades of marketing experience to her new post, focusing on
wholesome family entertainment. Leaney spent the last two-plus years as the chief marketing officer of Newsweek,
and was senior vice president at Nickelodeon for the previous eight years, working as a creative director and in
brand communications, marketing to preschool, teen and parent demographics. Prior to joining Nickelodeon,
Leaney was the lead creative advertising strategist, research analyst, and brand positioning strategist at Oglivy and
Mather in Los Angeles.

“Angela has an impeccable track record and will make an immediate and lasting impact on the Globetrotters’ 
Brand,” said Schneider. “Her unique skill set is a tremendous asset for the Globetrotters and we are thrilled to have
her as part of our team.” 

Sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, Howard Johnson Hotels, America’s Best Contacts and Eyeglasses,
Greyhound Lines, Spalding, and Russell Athletic, the Original Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating their 85th
consecutive year, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind
family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Throughout their history, the Globetrotters have
showcased their iconic talents in 120 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and
societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith
Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans—among them
popes, kings, queens, and presidents—over more than eight thrilling decades. For the latest news and information
about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters’ official Web
site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

Contacts
Harlem Globetrotters, Phoenix
Brett Meister, 602-258-0000, ext. 104
VP, Communications
meister@harlemglobetrotters.com

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Description: PHOENIX--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The world famous Harlem Globetrotters have hired Angela Leaney as the team’s new executive vice president, brand marketing. Leaney will report directly to Globetrotters’ CEO Kurt Schneider. Leaney will be responsible for building the overall Globetrotters brand and its popularity with fans worldwide. This will incorporate creative strategy and production, media planning, digital, advertising, research, promotions, etc. A native of London, England, Leaney bri a style=
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