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UFC Appoints New Europe, Middle East and Africa Executive VP and Managing Director

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Friday announced the appointment of Garry Cook as its Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Cook, 50, has an impeccable track record of business success throughout his career. He joined Nike in 1996, rising to President and General Manager International of Brand Jordan in 2005. During his tenure at Nike he held a wide range of management positions from overseeing the licensing of Nike Team Sports in the US to leading the pan-European commercial strategy for Nike apparel EMEA...

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Post #1   9/28/12 1:11:29PM   

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Seems like a fantastic move by Zuffa. Judging by his track record with Man City alone, this seems like a dude who will know how to blow up those markets

Post #2   9/28/12 5:13:48PM   

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Posted by pmoney

Seems like a fantastic move by Zuffa. Judging by his track record with Man City alone, this seems like a dude who will know how to blow up those markets



Good move definitely but I have to say Man City + unlimited budget = trophies with or without him.

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Posted by BigBadAl


Posted by pmoney

Seems like a fantastic move by Zuffa. Judging by his track record with Man City alone, this seems like a dude who will know how to blow up those markets



Good move definitely but I have to say Man City + unlimited budget = trophies with or without him.



Agreed, but he did set up a great infrastucture and that will most certainly be benefiting the club going forward.

Post #4   10/1/12 4:32:27PM   

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Excellent move. Cook sounds like a wiz, and they need a face of the business abroad that is not Dana White.

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Post #5   10/1/12 5:42:38PM