Maloof Sports & Entertainment Announces the Hiring of Two New Vice Presidents in Ticket Sales


Maloof Sports & Entertainment Announces the Hiring of Two New Vice Presidents in Ticket Sales

SACRAMENTO, CA, April 20, 2010 ---- Maloof Sports & Entertainment (MS&E) today announced the hiring of two new Vice Presidents to oversee ticket sales.

Phillip Horn has been hired as Vice President of Ticket Sales and Services. Horn comes to the Kings from the Portland Trail Blazers, where he served as Director of Group Sales for the past four seasons. With the Kings, Horn will oversee season tickets, game plans and services.

Stephen Leopold has been named Vice President of Group and Individual Ticket Sales. Leopold has spent the past six seasons as Executive Vice President for the AHL’s Albany River Rats and the af2’s Albany Firebirds. In Sacramento, Leopold will manage group and individual ticket sales and special programs.

Horn and Leopold both begin in Sacramento on May 3.

In addition to the hiring of Horn and Leopold, MS&E promoted Mitch Germann to Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Germann has served the last three seasons as Vice President of Business Communications, overseeing the team’s Public Relations, New Media and Community Service departments.

About Maloof Sports and Entertainment:
Maloof Sports & Entertainment includes the Sacramento Kings (NBA) and ARCO Arena. Led by Joe and Gavin Maloof, and owned by the Maloof family with long-term, local partners, the organization is committed to the community in Sacramento and to making a positive, meaningful difference in the lives of families in need in the Sacramento region. Maloof Sports & Entertainment has donated more than $17 million to charities in 10 years of Maloof family ownership. For more information about Maloof Sports & Entertainment, please visit kings.com, arcoarena.com or call 916-928-0000.