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APRIL 8, 2015

TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon Returns with PHLY Cup Prize Purse

Pro triathletes to compete for $25,000 prize purse offered by Philadelphia Insurance Companies   Launched in partnership with Presenting Sponsor Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY), the PHLY Cup Pro Division will return to the 2015 Johnson & Johnson TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon.  Held in conjunction with the Olympic distance race on Sunday, June 28, the PHLY Cup [...]

MARCH 26, 2015

iHeartMedia to Amplify Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

iHeartMedia and Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series announce collaboration for 2015 tour  Exclusive Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon branded station now available on the iHeartRadio digital streaming service National partnership to include race day entertainment, talent integration and more     Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the organizer of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, and iHeartMedia, the [...]

MARCH 25, 2015

Competitor Group Announces New Senior Leadership

Josh Furlow named President; Wendy Godoy joins company as CAO and CFO SAN DIEGO – March 24, 2015 – Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) today announced changes to its senior leadership team designed to continue the company’s global growth strategy, with a renewed focus on innovative consumer experiences and dedication to the organization’s core values. “Competitor [...]

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Competitor Group Names Chairman Paul Walsh Interim CEO and George Gresham Interim CFO

December 10, 2013

SAN DIEGO – December 10, 2013 – Competitor Group, Inc., (CGI) the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced that its board of directors has named Paul F. Walsh as interim CEO and George Gresham as interim CFO while it conducts a worldwide search to find a permanent replacement for Scott Dickey and Steve Gintowt, both of whom are transitioning out of the company.

“We appreciate Scott and Steve’s endeavors over the past five years, adding many world-class events and brands to the company, and their hard work as the business transitioned ownership,” said Walsh. “The board and I could not be more excited about the future of Competitor Group and now are focused on positioning the company for strategic growth through continued innovation and building upon the strong foundation of quality branded events, compelling content and world-class services CGI has provided.”

Walsh is currently chairman of the board of CGI and brings more than three decades of global executive experience to his new role with CGI. Previously, Walsh served as CEO of eFunds Corporation (NYSE: EFD), Wright Express, BancOne Diversified Services and Diners Club Germany. Walsh also serves as a director of Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), as chairman of the board of Sterling InfoSystems, and is a former member of the board of trustees at the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Gresham also brings extensive experience and financial expertise to CGI and has been acting as an advisor to the company. Previously, Gresham served as executive vice president and CFO of NetSpend Holdings (NASDAQ: NTSP) where he led a successful initial public offering in 2010. Prior to that, he was CFO at GCA Holdings (NYSE: GCA) and eFunds Corporation, where he worked closely with Walsh.