Diaz Named Sr. VP At Continental Airlines Arena

Alex Diaz has been named senior VP and operations manager for the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., home to pro basketball’s New Jersey Nets.

The Nets have a lease to play at the arena until the end of the 2007-08 season, and Diaz is expected to oversee operations of a new arena to be built by the team in Brooklyn.

It is scheduled to open for the 2009-10 season.