Newton Heads Bi-Lo

Roger Newton has been named executive director of the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville, S.C.

He succeeds Ed Rubinstein, who was named operations director of Greenville Sports and Arena, a local investor group that purchased Bi-Lo’s East Coast Hockey team, the Greenville Grrrowl.

Newton’s duties will include event planning and marketing, ticket distribution, advertising and maintenance.

Previously, he served as regional VP for SMG in Philadelphia and as GM of Ford Park in Beaumont, Texas.