04/08/2008 11:09 AM - From ChicagoBlackhawks.com: (link)
The Chicago Blackhawks announced today the hiring of Chris Werner as Senior Executive Director, Ticket & Business Development and Annie Camins as Director of Youth Hockey.
Werner comes to the Blackhawks after 12 years of service at Ticketmaster Chicago, most recently in the position of Senior General Manager. Werner also has high-level experience with venue management for organizations including Ogden Entertainment Services and Navy Pier.
Camins was the head girl’s hockey coach at Loyola Academy in Chicago and previously worked for the Los Angeles Kings where she created the club’s Fan Development department. Camins captained the University of New Hampshire’s 1996 NCAA National Championship team and was a finalist for Team USA when they won the first-ever gold medal for women’s hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano.
“We are thrilled to welcome these two top professionals into the Blackhawks organization,” said Blackhawks Senior Vice President of Business Operations Jay Blunk. “Chris and Annie will be integral in developing our fan base throughout the Chicagoland area.”