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Organizational changes

By MARC TOPKIN, Times Staff Writer
Published April 2, 2006

The Rays organization has undergone significant change since Stuart Sternberg replaced Vince Naimoli and took over as principal owner in October. Here is a look at some of key people who have left (for various reasons) and who have come aboard:

Out with the old

Vince Naimoli, managing general partner

Chuck LaMar, general manager

Lou Piniella, manager

Scott Proefrock, assistant GM

Dave Auker, senior VP of business operations

John Browne, VP of marketing

In with the new

Stuart Sternberg, principal owner

Matt Silverman, president

Andre Friedman, executive VP of baseball operations

Gerry Hunsicker, senior VP of baseball operations

Brian Auld, chief of staff

Mark Fernandez, VP/chief sales officer

Kevin Terry, VP sales and marketing

Darcy Raymond, VP branding and fan experience

Tom Hoof, senior director of marketing

Joe Maddon, manager

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